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Testing Status of Triacetin M000026


CASRN: 102-76-1

Formula: C9-H14-O6

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic, 1,2,3-Propanetriyl ester
  • Glyceryl triacetate
  • 1,2,3-Propanetriol triacetate

Known Uses

Cellulose plasticizer in manufacture of cigarette filters and cellulose nitrate; component in binders for solid rocket fuels; fungicide in cosmetics; carrier in fungicidal compositions; fixative in perfumery; solvent in manufacture of celluloid, photographic films, for basic dyes, particularly indulines, and tannin in dyeing; to remove carbon dioxide; in pharmaceuticals as coating for medication. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A75040)  Completed 
    •  Negative