Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4

Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4

Product Details

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The specifications of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4

Structural formula

77-89-4 structure formula.gif

CAS Registry No.


Chemical Name

Acetyl Triethyl Citrate

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight






Clear colorless liquid

Color number


50 max


% w/w

99.0 min

Acid number

mg KOH/g

0.2 max

Water content

% w/w

0.25 max

Refractive index



Relative density

25℃, g/cm3


Heavy metals (as Pb)


10 max

Arsenic (As)


3 max

The Property of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4:

Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 is Colorless transparent liquid. The  boiling point of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate is132º C(133.3Pa), flash point(open) is 188º C, solubility in mineral oil is 1.2%(volume). Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 can be dissolved with cellulose acetate,cellulose nitrate, cellulose acetate butyrate and ethyl cellulose etc.. Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 has high boiling point, small volatility, hydrolysis resistance. LD50 for mice is1150mg/kg, LD50 for rat is 7000mg/kg.

NIST: 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-acetoxy-, triethyl ester(77-89-4)

EPA: 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-(acetyloxy)-, triethyl ester(77-89-4)


The Application of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4:

Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 is used as innocuous plasticizer for ethyl cellulose resin, adequate for lacquers and varnishes.  

Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate (ATEC) is accepted by FDA for use as plasticizer in food packaging material, medical products, prepare flavor, essence, soft toys for children and produce cosmetics, in hair sprays and in nail polish.

The main applications of O-Acetylcitric Acid Triethyl Ester are in tablet coatings in the pharmaceutical sector and in formulations and transparent PVC films. 

Package: 200L metal pail ,NW: 230Kg per pail.

The production process of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4

Triethyl citrate and acetic anhydride are reacted by catalyst  and create Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4,  then refined to industrial products.


Shipment and payment term of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4

Minumun Quantity: 1000kgs per shipment

Sample: Free sample will be provided.

Shipment schedule: in 14days after contract signed

Payment term: Telegraphic transfer or letter of credit at sight

Safety information of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4

Safety instructions: 23-24/25

WGK Germany : 1

RTECS号: GE8225000