Acetyltributylcitrate

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Acetyltributylcitrate
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Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C20H34O8
Molar mass 402.48 g·mol−1
Appearance colorless liquid
Density 1.046 g/cm3
Melting point −80 °C (−112 °F; 193 K)
Boiling point 172 to 174 °C (342 to 345 °F; 445 to 447 K) 1 mm Hg
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Acetyltributylcitrate is an organic compound that is used as a plasticizer. As such, it is a potential replacement of DEHP and DINP.[1] It is a colorless liquid that is soluble in organic solvents. It is found in nail polish and other cosmetics. It is prepared by acetylation of tributylcitrate.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Britt E. Erickson: Regulators And Retailers Raise Pressure On Phthalates, Chemical & Engineering News 93(25), 2015, p. 11–15.
  2. ^ Ashford, R.D. Ashford's Dictionary of Industrial Chemicals. London, England: Wavelength Publications Ltd., 1994., p. 902.