Tributyl O-acetylcitrate

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Tributyl 2-acetylcitrate, Acetyl tributyl citrate
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0.26 psi ( 20 °C)
0.8 psi ( 55 °C)



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Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses
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n20/D 1.443 (lit.)


1.05 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. This product is environmentally-benign and can replace highly toxic phthalates in membrane preparation and thus aligns with "Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses". Click here for more information.


Tributyl O-acetylcitrate (TBoAC) can be used:
  • As a plasticizer to improve flexibility and impact properties of polylactide (PLA) polymer.
  • As a processing additive for the formulation of bulk heterojunction (BHJ) polymeric organic solar cells (OSCs) to improve their efficiency.
  • In the preparation of semiconducting biopolymer composites of poly(3-hydroxy butyrate) (PHB).
  • In the synthesis of functionalized poly(vinyl chloride)(PVC) membranes for selective separation of perchlorate from water.


500 mL in glass bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

422.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

217 °C - closed cup

Guiding the selection of processing additives for increasing the efficiency of bulk heterojunction polymeric solar cells
Vongsaysy U, et al.
Advanced Energy Materials, 4(3), 1300752-1300752 (2014)
Preparation and characterization of functionalized poly (vinyl chloride) membranes for selective separation of perchlorate from water
Wang PY, et al.
Journal of Membrane Science , 476(4), 561-570 (2015)
Higher dielectric properties of semiconducting biopolymer composites of poly (3-hydroxy butyrate)(PHB) with polyaniline (PANI), carbon black, and plasticizer
El-hadi AM, et al.
Polymer Bull., 75(4), 1681-1699 (2018)
Mai Bay Stie et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 242, 116428-116428 (2020-06-23)
Mucoadhesive chitosan-based electrospun nanofibers are promising candidates for overcoming challenges associated with sublingual drug delivery, yet studies focusing on evaluating the mucoadhesive properties of nanofibers for sublingual administration are limited. The aim was to elucidate the mucoadhesive properties of chitosan/polyethylene...
Polylactide (PLA) designed with desired end?use properties: 1. PLA compositions with low molecular weight ester?like plasticizers and related performances
Murariu M, et al.
Polymers For Advanced Technologies, 19(6), 636-646 (2008)

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