Triacetin(food grade) Applications

Triacetin(food grade) Applications

Triacetin (C9H14O6), also known as glyceryl triacetate, is pharmaceutical excipient used in manufacturing of capsules and tablets, and has been used as a humectant, plasticizer, and solvent. It is a liquid, and has been approved by the FDA as a food additive. Triacetin is a water-soluble short-chain triglyceride that may also have a role as a parenteral nutrient according to animal studies. It is also used in the perfume and cosmetic industries.

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CAS No: 102-76-1
Chemical Name: Triacetin
Synonyms: Glycerol triacetate; Glyceryl triacetate; Glyped; Kesscoflex TRA; Triacetine; Vanay; Glycerol triacetate tributyrin; Triacetyl glycerine; Propane-1,2,3-triyl triacetate;
Structure:

Triacetin-structure

Triacetin-structure

Molecular Formula: C9H14O6
Molecular Weight: 218.2
Physical State: clear oily liquid
ASSAY ASAsSAY 99.0% min
ACIDITY 0.01% max
COLOR , APHA 10 max
Water Solubility: slightly soluble in ether,carbon disulfide and water; readily soluble in aromatic hydrocarbons and most organic solvents.; insoluble in benzene.
VAPOR DENSITY 7.52
HENRY’S LAW 433 C
NFPA RATINGS Health: 1 Flammability: 1 Reactivity: 0
REFRACTIVE INDEX 1.4305
FLASH POINT 138 C
STABILITY Stable under ordinary conditions

Specification of Triacetin food grade:

Items Specifications Inspection Results
Appearance Clear liquid, free from suspended matter Clear liquid, free from suspended matter
Acidity(As HAC) % ≤0.005 0.0024
Purity% ≥99.5 99.80
Moisture% ≤0.05 0.023
Color (Hazen) ≤15 8
Specific Gravity 20℃(g/ml) 1.154-1.164 1.1596
Refraction Index 20℃ 1.430-1.435 1.4308
Sulphated Ash% ≤0.02 0.0096
As (ppm) ≤1 <1
Heavy Metals (as Pb)(ppm) ≤5 <1
Conclusion: The test results conforms with EP7.0 and FCCA6.

Triacetin food grade applications:

1 .Tobacco industry (as plasticizer for cigarette filter rods)
2. Flavour and essences (as fixer)
3. Dairy goods (as emulsifier)
4 Food additive (such as in hard candy, butter and beverage)
5. Chewing gum (as plasticizer)
6. Adhesives (as non-phthalate plasticizer for waterborne adhesives)
7. Bakes goods (as stabilizer agent)
8. Cosmetics (as humectants) and nail polish (as plasticizer)
9. Pharmaceutical (as antifungal agent) and capsule coatings (as plasticizer)
10. Animal Feed
11. As pesticide adjuvant