Triethyl citrate


Colorless transparent liquid. Slightly smelly. Solubility in water 6.5 g / 100 cm3 (25 ° C). Soluble in most organic solvents, difficult to dissolve in oils. Good compatibility with most cellulose, polyvinyl chloride, polyvinyl acetate and chlorinated rubber.


More About Triethyl citrate:

CAS NO: 77-93-0

Molecular formula: C12H20O7

Appearance:Colorless transparent liquid

Purity: ≥99%

Melting point: -46 °C

Density: 1.137 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)






Colorless transparent liquid




Melting point


-46 °C
Water content0.25%max


Use Of Triethyl citrate:

Triethyl citrate is a non-toxic plasticizer widely used in plasticizers for cellulose resins and vinyl resins. It can be used as a bulking agent in foods to improve the foaming properties of baked goods and improve swelling. Loose state, used as an antioxidant to stabilize soybean oil, salad oil, margarine, shortening and other edible oils. It can be used as a flavoring agent to add flavor to soft drinks, sweets, baked goods, and also used as a chelating agent. Carrier solvent.


Package Of Triethyl citrate:


Storage:Stored in a closed, low temperature, heated to decompose into ammonia and acetic acid