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TRIACETIN
ICSC: 1203
Peer-Review Status: 12.10.2006 Validated
Glyceryl triacetate
1,2,3 Propanetriol triacetate
Triacetyl glycerine 
CAS #: 102-76-1 RTECS #: AK3675000
EINECS #: 203-051-9
    Formula: C9H14O6 / C3H5(OCOCH3)3
Molecular mass: 218.20

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION     In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion     Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0.  Separated from strong oxidants. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS OILY LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the skin. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 258°C
Melting point: 3°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.16
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C:
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.33
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.52
Flash point: 138°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 433°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.21  
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated but no serious effects have been found so far. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Triacetin (WHO Food Additives Series 8)
       TRIACETIN (JECFA Evaluation)
       Triacetin  (SIDS)