Tri-butyl citrate(TBC)                     Technical and Safety Information Sheet

Structural Specifications

  • TBC is a plasticizer made from the esterification reaction of normal butanol and citric acid.

Technical Specifications

Index Measuring unit
Acid value 12 mg koh/gr solid (max)
Appearance colorless , transparent 
liquid with a faint smell

 (These technical data are measured and recorded in the quality control lab upon the production of each batch and prior to shipment)


  • This product is used as a softener in plastic industries, nitro-cellulose coatings, etc.


Storage Conditions

  • Store for up to 2 years at 5-35 ºC in properly sealed cans.
  • Keep away from direct sunlight.


Industrial Safety

  • This product is flammable.
  • Avoid contact with skin or eyes.
These data are correct based on our experiments. Nevertheless, it is recommended that end-users test and verify the products’ suitability, and the correctness of the data, in their own laboratories before entering them in their product line. The end-user is liable for any problems stemming from lack of proper testing.