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Tri Ethyl Phosphate

CAS # 78-40-0

DESCRIPTION

 

Triethyl phosphate is the trimester of ethanol and phosphoric acid. It appears as a colorless, corrosive liquid. It slowly dissolves in water.

 

 

PROPERTIES

Appearance

Colorless Transparent Liquid

Content %

99.70

Acidity moth/g

0.041

Water Content (%)

0.039

Color (APHA)

10

Density at 20°C

1.07

Refractive Index

1.4055

Flash Point

127

 

APPLICATION

 

·         Triethyl phosphate participates in the thermal transformation of sodium acetate-2-C14 to n-butyl acetate-2-C14.

 

·         It is majorly used as a catalyst in the production of acetic anhydride by the ketene process, as a desensitizing agent for peroxides, and as a solvent and plasticizer for cellulose acetate.

 

·         It also acts as chemical intermediate in preparing tetraethyl pyrophosphate (TEPP).

 

 

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums