Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) is a clear, colorless, and odorless oily liquid soluble in water. It is the most used phthalate substitute plasticizer. Acetyl triethyl citrate is used in adhesives, polymeric coatings, and packaging materials.
ArChem provides Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) and other plasticizers such as Diisobutyl Phthalate (DIBP), Dioctyl Adipate (DOA), and Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP) for various industrial applications. Additionally, ArChem provides customers with other chemical products including Nitrocellulose, Nitrocellulose solution, organic solvents, etc. for further information please contact our technical sales team in ArChem.
ArChem Acetyl triethyl citrate or ATEC (also known as Acetyltriethyl citrate, Triethyl O-acetylcitrate, and Triethyl 2-acetoxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate) is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with the formula C14H22O8. Acetyltriethyl citrate is an aliphatic ester of citric acid which has different applications in various industries.
ATEC is miscible with ether, alcohols, acetone, and carbon tetrachloride. Acetyl triethyl citrate is slightly soluble in water, its solubility in water is 65 mg/ mL.
ArChem Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) is used as a plasticizer for Nitrocellulose and cellulose acetate. The chemical and physical properties of Acetyl triethyl citrate are listed below:
|IUPAC name||triethyl 2-acetyloxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate|
|Molecular weight||318.32 g/mol|
|Boiling Point||228 °C|
|Melting Point||-42 °C|
ArChem Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) blends with many plastics, resins, and rubbers. It is a perfect additive in paints, coatings, and industrial chemicals. Plus, this product is used as a plasticizer in the preparation of flexible films, synthesis of capsule polymeric coatings, etc. Some of ArChem Acetyl triethyl citrate uses include:
Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) is produced via the reaction of citric acid triethyl ester with acetic acid anhydride.
Storage conditions of ArChem Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) are listed below:
Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) is an explosion hazard in the presence of strong oxidizers. Plus, there is a risk of explosive reaction in the presence of nitrates. Some of the necessary first-aid measures are described below:
Operators should Avoid breathing mist, gas, or vapors. they should use personal protective equipment and wear chemical impermeable gloves when handling Acetyl triethyl citrate to avoid contact with the body, skin, and eyes.
Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) is a clear oily liquid that is used as a plasticizer in paints, coatings, adhesives, and industrial chemicals.
Other names of Acetyl triethyl citrate (ATEC) are Acetyltriethyl citrate, Triethyl O-acetylcitrate, and Triethyl 2-acetoxypropane-1,2,3-tri carboxylate.
ArChem plasticizers can be purchased in a variety of volumes. Depending on your orders, Prices are different. for more information, please contact our technical sales team in ArChem.
Acetyl triethyl citrate is classified for acute toxicity.
the CAS number of Acetyl triethyl citrate is 77-89-4