Tri Octyl Trimellitate (TOTM)

CAS #3319-31-1

C33H54O6

About

TOTM is a high molecular weight,primary branched monomeric plasticizer under the trimellitates group.TOTM is suggested for use in those end-use areas where extreme low volatility is required.

Synonyms

1,2,4-benzenetricarboxyulicacid; tris(2-ethylhexyl)ester; 2-Ethylhexyl trimellitate; Tri(2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate; Tris (2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate Trimellitate tris (2-ethylhexyl) ester; Tris (2-ethylhexyl) benzenetricarboxylate

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

Tris(2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate

Appearance

Clear to yellow oily liquid

Molar Mass

546.78 gm/mol

Density

0.99 g/mL at 25 °C

Melting Point

414 °C

Boiling Point

414 °C

Solubility in Water

@ 25 °C in water, mg/L < 0.01

Vapour Pressure

@ 20 °C, mbar < 0.01

Flash Point

505 °F

Viscosity

@ 20 °C 292CP

Odour

Mild characteristic

APHA Value

100

Hazard Identification

TOTM is not classified as a HAZ product

Uses & Applications

Tri-Octyl Trimellitate is used as a primary plasticizer in PVC and PVC copolymers. Suitable for high temperature applications such as wiring, cabling and automotive interior trim, among other uses. It is used in the manufacture of internal electrical parts, flexible cable insulation, flexible PVC film, sheet and tape. 

Market Driving Factors

Trioctyl Trimellitate (TOTM) is valued at 606.6 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 862.7 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 5.1% during 2021-2026.Increasing use of Trioctyl Trimellitate (TOTM) In Wire and Cable, Automobile Industry & Pharmaceutical Industry. 

Grades Available

Technical Grade

Origin

Elchemy International offers the Indian origin of Trioctyl Trimellitate.

Packaging

Elchemy International offers TOTM in 200 kg/galvanised drum, IBC, ISO tank.

Stability/Shelf Life

Trioctyl trimellitate (TOTM) should be stored in tightly-closed containers in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place away from strong oxidising agents and TOTM can be stable in those conditions.TOTM can be stored for up to 12 months.

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