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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Triacetin, Food Grade


Chemical Synonym
  • Triacetin
Applications
  • Food ingredients
  • HTF - food/feed/beverage processing
  • Other-food chemicals
  • Packaging inks non food contact

Product Description
Eastman™ Triacetin (glyceryl triacetate), Food Grade is used as an ingredient in many food and cosmetic products. Its high solvency power and low volatility make triacetin a good solvent and fixative for many flavors and fragrances. One of its main uses is as a plasticizer in chewing gum. The United States Food and Drug Administration affirmed triacetin as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use in human food. It is also generally recognized as safe in animal feeds, as a pesticide adjuvant, and in food packaging. Eastman™ Triacetin, Food Grade, meets all Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) specifications and is manufactured under good manufacturing practices (GMP).

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Acidity (wt%)0.002 max.
Color Pt-Co10 max.
Refractive Index 
     @ 25°C1.43
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.16
Solubility in Water 
     @ 25°C71.7 g/L
Boiling Point496 °F (258 °C)
Flash Point 
     Setaflash Closed Cup304 °F (151 °C)
Freezing Point37.8 °F (3.2 °C)
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C<0.0025 torr (<0.33 Pa)
Viscosity 
     @ 25°C17.4 cP (17.4 mPa·s)
Wt/Vol 
     @ 20°C9.65 lb/gal (1.16 kg/L)



Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.


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