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Triacetin Chemical Properties and Uses
Apr 25, 2018


Chemical properties
Colorless, odorless, oily liquid. It is miscible with most organic solvents such as ethanol, ether, benzene and chloroform, soluble in acetone, and insoluble in mineral oil. Slightly soluble in water. The solubility in water at 25°C is 5.9g/100ml.
Application
Used as a plasticizer and perfume fixative, ink solvent, also used in the synthesis of medicines and dyes
Used as chromatography fixatives, solvents, tougheners, and perfume fixatives
Humectant; Carrier Solvent; Plasticizer; Absorb carbon dioxide from natural gas. According to China's GB 2760-96 regulations, it is used for spices.
Used as a perfume fixative, solvent, toughening agent. It is used in the production of cosmetics, medicines and dyes and as a plasticizer for cigarette filter rods.
Used as cigarette filter binder and perfume fixative, solvent, toughening agent. And can be applied to cosmetics, casting, medicine, substrate for the determination of lipase, perfume fixatives, solvents, gas chromatography fixative (maximum use temperature 85 °C, solvent for methanol, chloroform), separation of analytical gases and aldehydes.