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CITROFOL® AI

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INCI Name: Triethyl Citrate
Chemical Name: Triethyl citrate
Function: Diluent, Plasticizer, Emollient, Solvent, Flow Promoter, Fixative
CAS Number: 77-93-0
Grade: Pharma Grade
Synonyms: Triethyl 2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-Tricarboxylate
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Identification & Functionality

CITROFOL® AI Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Derived out of 100 % agrarian raw materials
  • Clear liquid, low viscose and odorless
  • High boiling point - low volatility
  • Excellent compatibility with polar polymers such as acrylics, vinyl resins, ethylen-vinyl acetate and cellulose derivatives
Product Profile

CITROFOL® AI consists 100 % out of natural materials, citric acid and ethanol, and is used as flavor and carrier for flavors in the food industry. It is also permitted as a processing aid to whip egg whites.

In the personal care industry CITROFOL® AI is used as solvent, diluent and fixative by perfumers. It is well accepted as an active ingredient in deodorants; it inhibits the enzymatic decomposition of sweat components. CITROFOL® AI is a cosmetic raw material approved by ECOCERT GREENLIFE, conform to COSMOS Standard.

In pharmaceutical applications CITROFOL® AI contributes as plasticiser to the performance of enteric-coated tablets.

Applications & Uses

Recommended Uses

Industrial Applicattions

  •  Adhesives, Sealants
  •  Fine Chemicals
  •  Inks, Paints, Coatings
  •  Metal Surface Treatment
  •  Paper
  •  Plastics, Polymers

Beverages

  • Carbonated Soft Drinks
  •  Sports and Energy Drinks

Personal Care

  •  Color Cosmetics
  •  Deodorants
  •  Fragrances
  •  Hair Care
  •  Skin Care

Pharma

  • Emollient
  • Plasticiser

Feed & Pet Food

  • Feed
  •  Pet Food

Food

  • Flavors

Healthcare

  •  Medical Devices
  •  OTC, Food Supplements
  •  Pharmaceutical Products

Cleaaners & Detergents

  •  Surface Care

Properties

Physical Form
Liquid
Odor
Odorless
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity (Ascritic Acid)max. 0.02% wt-
Assaymin. 99.0%-
Boiling Point287°C-
Colormax. 30APHA-
Flash Point150°C-
Molecular Weight276.3--
Pour Point-40°C-
Refractive Index1.439-1.441--
Saponification Value610mg KOH/g-
Solubility In Water5.8g/100ml-
Viscosity35.2--
Water Contentmax. 0.25%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Regulatory Clearances

Jungbunzlauer CITROFOL® AI has been registered according to REACH Regulation at the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in 2013.

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CITROFOL® AI is supplied in intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) with 1000 kg net weight, in drums with 225 kg net weight and in small drums with 25 kg net content.

CITROFOL® AI
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