Triacetin is used as a food additive for its humectant property under the number E15187.
Like propylene glycol and ethanol, it is used in food flavorings as a solvent and excipient.
Triacetin is also used as a fuel additive to reduce knocking and improve the cold hardiness and viscosity of biodiesels. It is also an excipient used as a plasticizing agent in polymer blends used for tablet coating. Finally, triacetin is also part of the additives used in treated tobacco for cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco, pipe tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco and cigars.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Triacetin”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *