Tributyl citrate
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Tributyl citrate
Alias
Tri-n-butyl citrate
Tributyl 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate
1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, 1,2,3-tributyl ester
1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, tributyl ester
Citric acid, tributyl ester
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
77-94-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H32O7
Molecular Weight: 360.44
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 2900mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, solubilizing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as plasticizer.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Solvent, plasticizer, film-forming agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 77-94-1
Update: 20141022(1);

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