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TRIETHYL CITRATE
ICSC: 1350
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.1999 Validated
1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, triethyl ester 
CAS #: 77-93-0 RTECS #: GE8050000
EINECS #: 201-070-7
    Formula: C12H20O7 / (CH2COOC2H5)2COHCOOC2H5
Molecular mass: 276.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Cough.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0.  Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS OILY LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 294°C
Melting point: -55°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water: moderate
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.3
Flash point: 151°C 
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Triethyl citrate (WHO Food Additives Series 14)
       Triethyl citrate (WHO Food Additives Series 19)
       TRIETHYL CITRATE (JECFA Evaluation)