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27500 Sigma-Aldrich

Triethyl citrate

≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: Ethyl citrate

  • CAS Number 77-93-0

  • Linear Formula HOC(COOC2H5)(CH2COOC2H5)2

  • Molecular Weight 276.28

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1801199

  •  EC Number 201-070-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00009201

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648253

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
vapor density   9.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 107 °C)
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
refractive index   n20/D 1.442 (lit.)
bp   235 °C/150 mmHg (lit.)
density   1.14 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCOC(=O)CC(O)(CC(=O)OCC)C(=O)OCC
InChI   1S/C12H20O7/c1-4-17-9(13)7-12(16,11(15)19-6-3)8-10(14)18-5-2/h16H,4-8H2,1-3H3
InChI key   DOOTYTYQINUNNV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Triethyl citrate is a safe direct food additive.

Application

Triethyl citrate was used as a plasticizer in the study of the feasibility of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy in determining the influence of plasticizer levels and sintering temperature on the breaking force of extended-release matrix tablets prepared by roller-compaction.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
311.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
155 °C - closed cup

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