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525073 Sigma-Aldrich

Triacetin

99%

Synonym: 1,2,3-Triacetoxypropane, 1,2,3-Triacetylglycerol, Glyceryl triacetate

  • CAS Number 102-76-1

  • Linear Formula (CH3COOCH2)2CHOCOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 218.20

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1792353

  •  EC Number 203-051-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00008716

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757844

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C8 to C9, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   100
vapor density   7.52 (vs air)
assay   99%
autoignition temp.   809 °F
expl. lim.   1.05 %, 189 °F
  7.73 %, 215 °F
refractive index   n25/D 1.429-1.431 (lit.)
bp   258 °C (lit.)
mp   3 °C (lit.)
density   1.16 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC(=O)OCC(COC(C)=O)OC(C)=O
InChI   1S/C9H14O6/c1-6(10)13-4-9(15-8(3)12)5-14-7(2)11/h9H,4-5H2,1-3H3
InChI key   URAYPUMNDPQOKB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Triacetin can be used as:
• An additive in the preparation of flax fiber-polylactic acid (PLA) composites due to its compatibility with the polymer and ability to increase the elongation of the plastic.
• A reactant in the transesterification reaction with methanol using various catalysts.

Packaging

1, 4 L in poly bottle

20 L in poly drum

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
AK3675000
Flash Point(F) 
280.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
138 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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