Citriflex 84 is a non-toxic, innocuous tributyl ester renowned for its plasticizing properties in aqueous and solvent-based polymers. This versatile plasticizer extends a spectrum of advantages when incorporated into various polymer formulations, including acrylic, methacrylic, ethylcellulose, hydroxymethyl cellulose, nitrocellulose, vinyl acetate, vinyl chloride, vinylpyrrolidone, vinylidene chloride, and urethane compositions.

Functions: Plasticizer

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylics, Cellulose Acetate, Ethyl cellulose, Hydroxy Methyl Cellulose, Nitrocellulose, Polyurethanes (PU), Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC), Polyvinylpyrrolidones (PVP)

End Uses: Film, Food Packaging

Labeling Claims: Bio-based, Biodegradable, Non-Toxic

Synonyms: Acetyltri-N-Butyl Citrate, ATBC, Sculpey Clay Softener, Tributyl Citrate Acetate

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Plastics & Elastomers Functions

Features & Benefits

Materials Features

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
  • Food packaging
  • Cellulose acetate films
  • Solution coatings for foil and paper
  • Milling lubricant for aluminum and steel sheet/foil
  • PVC (wide applications)
  • Cyanoacrylate medical adhesives
  • Acrylic-based pharmaceutical polymers


Physical Form
Clear liquid (at 25°C)
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Point200 - 204°CCleveland Closed Cup
Heating Lossmax. 0.2--
Refraction Index (at 25°C)1.4410 - 1.4425--
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Contentmin. 99%-
Acid Valuemax. 0.2mg KOH/g-
Colormax. 30Pt/Co-
Moisture Contentmax. 0.15%-
Toxicology Information
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
GenotoxicityNot mutagenic-Ames Test

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Global
Packaging Information

CitriFlex 84 is packaged in 441 lb (200 kg) steel drums, 2,425 lb (1,100 kg) IBCs, and bulk tankers.