ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE (ATBC)

Duro Kimia is the supplier of Acetyl Tributyl Citrate (ATBC) in Malaysia.

Acetyl Tributyl Citrate (ATBC) is an organic compound used as a biodegradable plasticizer. It is non-toxic and can effectively substitute phthalate-based plasticizers.

As an approved food contact material, it is used as a food flavouring ingredient and in the manufacturing of food contact packagings films. ATBC is also used as an emollient for personal care products such as in aerosol hair sprays and nail polishes. In addition, ATBC can be used for pharmaceutical coatings, lubricants, and inks.

CAS: 77-90-7

IUPAC: Tributyl 2-acetyloxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate

Other terms: Acetyl tributyl citrate; ATBC; 2-acetyltributylcitrate; acetyltributylcitrate; ATBC plasticizer

Ester Content (%)99.0 Minimum
Color (APHA)40 Maximum
Acidity (%)0.02 Maximum
Specific Gravity1.045-1.055
Moisture (%)0.25 Maximum
Refractive Index1.438-1.444

KEY FEATURES

  • Colourless and odourless liquid

  • Insoluble in water

  • Soluble in alcohols and organic solvents

APPLICATIONS

  • Plasticizer of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) for food packaging and medical products

  • Plasticizer for latex adhesives

  • Used to replace harmful phthalate-based plasticizers

  • Approved food contact chemical and as food additives

  • In pharmaceutical coatings, lubricants and inks

For more information regarding the ATBC, feel free to contact us via the form below or call us at (+6) 03 7806 1081

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