CITROFOL® AI

Triethyl citrate

CAS Registry Number:

[77-93-0]

Chemical Formula:

C12H20O7

E-Number:

E1505

General Information

CITROFOL® AI consists 100 % out of natural materials, citric acid and ethanol, and is used as flavour and carrier for flavours 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.

Specification

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. Other packaging is possible upon request.

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

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

Food

  • Flavours

Beverages

  • Carbonated Soft Drinks
  • Sports and Energy Drinks

Personal Care

  • Colour Cosmetics
  • Deodorants
  • Fragrances
  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care

Cleaners & Detergents

  • Surface Care

Industrial Applications

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

Healthcare

  • Medical Devices
  • OTC, Food Supplements
  • Pharmaceutical Products

Feed & Pet Food

  • Feed
  • Pet Food
Legal aspects

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COSMOS approval

 

Find out more about COSMOS (COSMetics Organic Standard).