Glyceryl tributyrate


Glycerol tributyrate, Tributyrin, 1,2,3-Tributyrylglycerol
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n20/D 1.435 (lit.)


129-131 °C/0.03 mmHg (lit.)
287-288 °C (lit.)


1.032 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

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Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.


10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany


Flash Point F

345.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point C

174 °C - closed cup

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Journal of clinical microbiology, 48(2), 596-598 (2009-12-25)
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