Triethylamine serves multiple purposes in various industries. As a base, it plays a vital role in the synthesis of esters and amides from acyl chlorides. Moreover, it finds significant application in producing quaternary ammonium compounds for textile auxiliaries and quaternary ammonium salts of dyes. Acting both as a catalyst and acid neutralizer, triethylamine facilitates condensation reactions. Its versatility extends to being an intermediate for the manufacture of medicines, pesticides, and various other chemicals.


  • Foundry chemicals
  • Perfumery chemicals
  • Paints and coating
  • Agro chemicals
  • pharmaceuticals

Purity ≥99.7
Color (Pt-Co) ≤ 10

Appearance Clear, colorless
Physical State Liquid
Odor Strong, ammoniacal
Density 0.728 g/cm3 at 25 °C
Boiling Point 89.5°C
Freezing Point -115 °C
Flash Point -7°C
Viscosity 0.347 mPa.s at 25 °C
pKa 10.80
Vapor Pressure 69 hPa at 20 °C


TRIBUTYL CITRATE 77-94-1 Tri-n-butyl citrate tributyl 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate Butyl citrate Citroflex 4 Citric acid, tributyl ester n-Butyl citrate 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, tributyl ester Butyl citrate (VAN) Morflex tbc Citric Acid Tributyl Ester Citroflex c 4 NSC 8491 C18H32O7 NSC-8491 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, tributyl ester EINECS 201-071-2 BRN 1806072 UNII-827D5B1B6S AI3-00394 Tributyl 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate 827D5B1B6S 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, 1,2,3-tributyl ester EC 201-071-2 ?Tributyl citrate Citric acid tributyl Tributyl citrate [NF] Tributyl2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate BUTYL CITRATE [MI] SCHEMBL24668 Citric acid tri-n-butyl ester Tributyl citrate, >=97.0% TRIBUTYL CITRATE [INCI] CHEMBL2107619 DTXSID5051442 NSC8491 TRIBUTYL CITRATE [MART.] CHEBI:176825 TRIBUTYL CITRATE [USP-RS] MFCD00027217 AKOS015839595 TRIBUTYL CITRATE [EP IMPURITY] CS-W014478 DS-4667 HY-W013762 LS-121088 C0366 FT-0631337 A839297 Tributyl 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate # Q1954892 W-104292 TRIBUTYL ACETYLCITRATE IMPURITY A [EP IMPURITY] 2-Hydroxy-1,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, tributyl ester 1,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, tributyl ester 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid 1,2,3-tributyl ester Tributyl 2-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate (Tributyl Citrate) Tributyl citrate, United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard Tributyl citrate, Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material InChI=1/C18H32O7/c1-4-7-10-23-15(19)13-18(22,17(21)25-12-9-6-3)14-16(20)24-11-8-5-2/h22H,4-14H2,1-3H