Triethyl citrate

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Triethyl citrate[1]
IUPAC name 1,2,3-Triethyl 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate
Other names Ethyl citrate
E1505
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C12H20O7
Molar mass 276.283 g/mol
Appearance Oily liquid
Density 1.137 g/mL at 25 °C
Melting point
Boiling point
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Triethyl citrate is an ester of citric acid. It is a colorless, odorless liquid used as a food additive (E number E1505) to stabilize foams. In pharmaceutical coatings and plastics, it is also used as a plasticizer.[3]

References

  1. Triethyl citrate at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. 2.0 2.1 Triethyl citrate, GESTIS-database on hazardous substances
  3. Pharmaceutical Coatings Bulletin 102-4, morflex.com


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