Triacetin(Industrial grade) Applications

Triacetin(Industrial 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.

Specification of Triacetin Industrial  grade:

Item Unit Standard Test Method
Appearance Clear liquid, free from suspended matter Visual
Odour Smellless Smelling
Triacetin Content ≥98.5 GC
Colour Hazen ≤30 GB/T3143-1982
Refraction Index (20℃) 1.430~1.435 GB/T6488-2008
Specific Gravity(20℃) g/ml 1.154~1.164 GB/T4472-1984
Water % ≤0.2 GB/T6283-2008
Acidity (as HAC) % ≤0.1 GB/T12717

Triacetin Industrial grade applications:

1.Used as core sand binder in metal foundry sector.

2.Used as solvent in printing inks.

3.Used as a highly effective plasticizer for cellulose-based plastics.

4.Used as solvent in building wall coating