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Eastman Triacetin Plasticizer, Food Grade
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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).

Eastman Triacetin Plasticizer, Food Grade

Producer: 
Eastman
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).
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  • Food ingredients
  • HTF - food/feed/beverage processing
  • Other-food chemicals
  • Packaging inks non food contact

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Aciditymax. 0.002wt %-
Boiling Point496 (258)°F (°C)-
Color Pt-Comax. 10--
Flash Point Setaflash Closed Cup304 (151)°F (°C)-
Freezing Point37.8 (3.2)°F (°C)-
Refractive Index at 25°C1.43--
Solubility in Water at 25°C71.7g/L-
Specific Gravity at 20°C1.16--
Vapor Pressure at 20°Cmax. 0.0025 (max. 0.33)torr (Pa)-
Viscosity at 25°C17.4 (17.4)cp (mPa·s)-
Wt/Vol at 20°C9.65 (1.16)lb/gal (kg/L)-

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Triacetin - Food Grade Sales Specifications Sheet
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Serving up safety Understanding what _food grade_ means to your business
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Eastman Triacetin Non-Phthalate Plasticizer for Waterborne Adhesives
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Eastman Plasticizers product portfolio
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Eastman Plasticizers for food contact applications
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