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Technical Details of TRIETHYL CITRATE (TEC)


Synonym Ethyl Citrate
CAS NO. 77-93-0
Molecular Formula C12H20O7
Molecular Weight 276
ENO E1505
EINECS 201-070-7
FEMA 3083
Chemical Structure of TEC


Specifications of TRIETHYL CITRATE (TEC)


TEST UNIT SPECIFICATION
Appearance ----- Colourless Oily Liquid
Colour APHA 50 Max.
Odour ----- Fruity odour
Acidity(as Citric Acid) mgKOH/gm 0.02% Max.
Spacific Gravity At 25° C 1.135-1.139
Volatile value At 105° C/3hrs(%), % by wt. 0.50 max.
Moisture content % by wt. 0.25% Max.
Flash Point oC 150oC
Viscocity at 25oC 35 mPa.s
Purity by G.C. % by wt. 99.0% Min.
APPLICATION
Personal / Health Care : Face Care, Deodorants and Perfumes / Hair Treatments /
Body Care / Colour Cosmetics / Medical Devices /
Food Supplements
Food & Beverages : Food Flavours / Energy and Carbonated Soft Drink /
Feeds and Pets Food
Industrial Application : Adhesives, Sealants / Fine Chemicals / Inks, Paints and
Coatings / Paper / Plastics, Polymers / Surface Care /
Metal Surface Treatments
PACKING : - Epoxy Coated M.S. Drums : 225 kgs.
- IBCH Totes : 1125 kgs.
SHELF LIFE : Original characteristic remain intact for 24 months,
if kept in recommended storage.



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Leading Manufacturer of TRIETHYL CITRATE (TEC) CAS No. 77-93-0

Nishant Organics Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading manufacturers of Triethyl Citrate (TEC). Triethyl citrate is an ester of citric acid. It is a colorless, odorless liquid used as a food additive to stabilize foams, especially as whipping aid for egg white. It is also used in pharmaceutical coatings and plastics. Triethyl citrate is also used as a plasticizer for polyvinyl chloride and similar plastics. Triethyl Citrate is a speciality product for the cosmetic and fragrance industry. It is an ester based on citric acid manufactured to meet needs of cosmetic and fragrance industry, considering the toxicological safety for producers and end-users in sensitive applications. Triethyl Citrate has characteristic properties of being colourless, odourless, non-toxic in nature. It is manufactured from harmless raw materials like citric acid and ethyl alcohol. Since it is a high boiling liquid and slightly viscous, Triethyl Citrate is a good solvent for many chemicals and resins used in manufacture of perfumery products.