OTHER NAMES

Tri ethyl citrate

PREPARATION

It can be produced by the esterification of citric acid

CHARACTERISTICS

With having the bitter taste color less liquid

REFRACTIVE INDEX

  • 1,44 AT 25 c

POUR POINT

-50 F

BOILING POINT

126.0 to 127.0 OC

SOLUBILITY

  • Soluble in oils

In 100CC oil 8.0 g

  • soluble in water with the ratio of

In100 CC water only 6.5 g

GRADES

Refined and FCC grades available in market

STORAGE

Store in metal drums and can

EFFECTS

  • It is less poisonous and flammable

USES

Usually it is used in oil for admixtures.

It is used as solvent in cellulose nitrate, in the resin making as solvent it is used.

In the vinyl resin it is used as plasticizer.as a softener.

In the paint removing product.in food items only with 0.25% max

In perfumery industry

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