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Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

TRIACETIN
INS: 1518
FEMA No.: 2007
JECFA No.: 920
Chemical names: 1,2,3-TRIACETOXYPROPANE
Synonyms: GLYCERYL TRIACETATE; TRIACETYL GLYCERINE; ENZACTIN
Functional class: HUMECTANT; SOLVENT; FLAVOURING AGENT
Latest evaluation: 2002
ADI: NOT SPECIFIED (1975)
Comments: No safety concern at current levels of intake when used as a flavouring agent
Report: TRS 913-JECFA 59/112
Specifications: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 12/FNP 52 Add. 12/68 (METALS LIMITS) (2004)
Tox monograph: FAS 48-JECFA 57/333 (2001)
Previous status: 2001, TRS 909-JECFA 57/98, COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 9/FNP 52 Add.9/150. EVALUATION AS A FLAVOURING AGENT NOT FINALIZED AT THE FIFTY-SEVENTH MEETING (2001); FURTHER INFORMATION REQUIRED TO DETERMINE WHETHER THIS SUBSTANCE IS IN CURRENT USE AS A FLAVOURING AGENT. THE 1975 ADI OF "NOT SPECIFIED" WAS MAINTAINED. FU. R
1996, COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 4/FNP 52 Add.4/163. R
1975, NMRS 55/TRS 576-JECFA 19/16, FAS 9/NMRS 55B-JECFA 19/104 (COMPENDIUM/1521), FAS 8/NMRS 55A-JECFA 19/80. NOT SPECIFIED. NS. N
 
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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Triacetin (ICSC)
       Triacetin (WHO Food Additives Series 8)
       Triacetin  (SIDS)