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77-93-0 - Triethyl citrate, 99% - Citric acid triethyl ester - L12639 - Alfa Aesar

L12639 Triethyl citrate, 99%

CAS Number
77-93-0
Synonyms
Citric acid triethyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 19.98
250g 27.19
1000g 78.07
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Triethyl citrate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00009201
EINECS
201-070-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C12H20O7
Formula Weight
276.29
Melting point
-55°
Boiling Point
126-127°/1mm
Flash Point
176°(348°F)
Density
1.137
Refractive Index
1.4420
Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol and diethyl ether.

Applications

Triethyl citrate acts as a plasticizer for polyvinylchloride and plastics. It is also useful in pharmaceutical coatings. It is employed as a dye entrapment for the preparation of emission membrane filters for contact fluorescence imaging. It is also employed in fabrication of green nanocomposites from cellulose acetate. It finds application as a pseudo-emulsifier in e-cigarette juices. Further, it functions like Lecithin and utilized in food products. In addition to this, it acts as a carrier reagent and sequestrant.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Dekyndt, B.; Verin, J.; Neut, C.; Siepmann, F.; Siepmann, J. How to easily provide zero order release of freely soluble drugs from coated pellets. Int. J. Pharm. 2015, 478 (1), 31-38.

Goyanes, A.; Hatton, G. B.; Basit, A. W. A dynamic in vitro model to evaluate the intestinal release behaviour of modified-release corticosteroid products. J. Drug Delivery Sci. Technol. 2015, 25, 36-42.

Other References

Merck
14,2326
Beilstein
1801199
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.15
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GE8050000

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