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Glyceryl trioctanoate

≥99%

Synonym: 1,2,3-Tricapryloylglycerol, 1,2,3-Trioctanoylglycerol, Glycerol tricaprylate, Glycerol trioctanoate, Glyceryl tricaprylate, Tricaprylin, Trioctanoin

  • CAS Number 538-23-8

  • Linear Formula [CH3(CH2)6COOCH2]2CHOCO(CH2)6CH3

  • Molecular Weight 470.68

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1717202

  •  EC Number 208-686-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00036236

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900584

  •  NACRES NA.25

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Glycerolipid Metabolism, Glycerolipids, Lipids,
Quality Level   100
biological source   soybean
  synthetic
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
bp   233 °C/1 mmHg (lit.)
density   0.956 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
functional group   ester
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CCCCCCCC(=O)OCC(COC(=O)CCCCCCC)OC(=O)CCCCCCC
InChI   1S/C27H50O6/c1-4-7-10-13-16-19-25(28)31-22-24(33-27(30)21-18-15-12-9-6-3)23-32-26(29)20-17-14-11-8-5-2/h24H,4-23H2,1-3H3
InChI key   VLPFTAMPNXLGLX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Glyceryl trioctanoate has been used:
• as a solvent for quercetin dihydrate and used to study its healing effect on full thickness epidermal burn wound in Wistar
• in the preparation of homogenous solution of silver complexes with different ligands to study its healing effect in a Wistar rat model of full-thickness burn
• in the preparation of oil-water emulsions

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glyceryl trioctanoate might serve as a skin softening agent. It possesses caprylic acid as the aliphatic chain.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
YJ7700000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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