Triethyl Citrate

Triethyl Citrate Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

E1505; Triethyl citrát; Triéthyle, citrate de; Triethyli Citras; Triethylis citras; Trietil-citrát; Trietilo citratas; Trietilo, citrato de; Trietylcitrat; Trietyylisitraatti. 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid triethyl ester.
Chemical formula: C12H20O7 = 276.3.
CAS — 77-93-0.


In Eur.. Also in USNF.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Triethyl Citrate). A clear, viscous, colourless or almost colourless, hygroscopic liquid. Soluble in water; miscible with alcohol; slightly soluble in fatty oils. Store in airtight containers.


(Triethyl Citrate). A practically colourless oily liquid. Soluble in water; miscible with alcohol and with ether. Store in airtight containers.

💊 Profile

Triethyl citrate is a plasticiser used in pharmaceutical manufacturing and in the food and cosmetics industries.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Chile: Uriage Desodorante Tri-Actif; Fr.: Spirial.
Published May 08, 2019.