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Triethyl Citrate CAS 77-93-0

Molecular Formula: C12H20O7

Formula Weight: 276.28

ZSpharmac: Triethyl Citrate Supplier

Product Name: Triethyl Citrate
CAS No: 77-93-0
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Triethyl Citrate
Other Names:Triethylcitrate
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Clear Liquid
EINECS No.:201-070-7
Storage:Store Below +30°C.
Provide:Triethyl Citrate MSDS;
Triethyl Citrate COA

What is Triethyl Citrate?

Triethyl Citrate is an ester of citrate with a variety of commercial and also consumer applications. Fermented from ethanol and also natural citric acid. This anemic, odor free fluid is frequently utilized as a food additive, as both a flavoring representative as well as a foam stabilizer, mainly as a whipping booster during processing of natural egg whites.

Triethyl Citrate Property

Melting point 

-55 °C

Boiling point 

235 °C/150 mmHg (lit.)


1.14 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

vapor density 

9.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure 

1 mm Hg ( 107 °C)

refractive index 

n20/D 1.442(lit.)


>230 °F

storage temp. 

Store below +30°C.


H2O: soluble









Water Solubility 

5.7 g/100 mL (25 ºC)


Triethyl Citrate Uses

  1. Triethyl Citrate is mostly used as a plasticizer for thermoplastic materials such as cellulose and plastic. It is likewise used in the covering industry as well as can likewise be utilized as a berry-type food flavor.
  2. Triethyl Citrate is mainly used as a solvent; flavor enhancer; plasticizer; chelating agent.
  3. Triethyl Citrate is utilized in the prep work of pharmaceutical excipients as well as pill plasticizers.
  4. Triethyl Citrate is a non-toxic plasticizer, which is extensively made use of as a plasticizer for cellulose material as well as additionally vinyl material. As a bulking representative in food, it can enhance the lathering performance of baked food and also boost the bulking state. As an antioxidant, it is utilized to maintain soybean oil, salad oil, margarine, decreasing and also other edible oils. As a flavor enhancer, it can be made use of to increase taste in soft drinks, candy, as well as baked things. It is likewise utilized as a chelating representative as well as service provider solvent. Particularly suitable for ink layer, safe PVC granulation, pharmaceutical industry, kids’s soft playthings, clinical products, mixing tastes and also fragrances, cosmetics making as well as other sectors.

Triethyl Citrate Environmental Fate

The manufacturing and use of triethyl citrate in cosmetic as well as individual care products, in addition to its use as a specialized solvent, plasticizer, and also artificial additive, might be released into the environment with numerous waste streams. If launched to air, the vapor stress at 25 ° C is 6.87X10-4 mm Hg, showing that triethyl citrate will only exist in the ambience as a vapor. Vapor-phase triethyl citrate reacts with photochemically created hydroxyl groups to deteriorate cost-free radicals in the atmosphere; the half-life of this response in air is estimated to be 4 days. Triethyl citrate does not consist of a chromophore that absorbs at > 290 nm as well as is as a result anticipated to be much less prone to photolysis by straight sunshine. If launched right into soil, triethyl citrate is anticipated to be very mobile based on an estimated Koc of 20. Volatilization from moist soil surfaces is not anticipated to be a significant fate process based on an approximated Henry’s law constant of 3.8X10-9 atm machine-. cubic meter/mole. Based upon its vapor stress, triethyl citrate is not expected to volatilize from completely dry soil surfaces. No biodegradation data in soil or water. Based on the structurally similar compound acetyl tributyl citrate, which reached 82% of theoretical body within 4 weeks using the Japanese MITI examination, biodegradation might be a vital environmental fate procedure of triethyl citrate in soil as well as water. If released to water, based on the approximated Koc, triethyl citrate is not anticipated to adsorb to suspended solids and also debris. Volatilization from the surface is not expected to be a crucial fate procedure based upon the approximated Henry’s law constant for this compound. An approximated BCF of 3 suggests a reduced bioconcentration capacity in marine organisms. The base-catalyzed secondary hydrolysis rate constant was approximated to be 1.3X10-2 L/mole-sec making use of structure estimation approaches; this corresponds to half-lives of 16 and 2 years at pH 7 and also 8, specifically. Occupational exposure to triethyl citrate may result from skin contact with this substance in work environments where triethyl citrate is generated or made use of. Use information show that the general population might be subjected to triethyl citrate via intake of food as well as dermal contact with consumer items including triethyl citrate.

The Preparation Method of Triethyl Citrate

The creation discloses a prep work technique of triethyl citrate. The prep work approach takes citric acid and absolute ethanol as resources, and also includes water to edible citric acid to prepare 30-40% citric acid aqueous remedy. Include a particular amount of outright ethanol remedy to the citric acid remedy, control the circulation rate, heat while stirring, as well as regulate the temperature level listed below 85 ° C; after that include a small amount of sodium hydroxide option to the ready esterification service to readjust the pH worth to 6.5 -7.0. Laundry the remedy with deionized water for 2-4 times; the esterified option is filtered through granular turned on carbon, infiltrated a filter pump, and filled.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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