|Solubility||Soluble in water slightly soluble in carbon disulphide. Miscible with alcohol, with ether, and with chloroform.|
|Identification (A) By Infrared Absorption | Spectrophotometry||The Infrared absorption spectrum of the sample is concordant with spectrum obtained from the similar preparation of USP Triacetin RS.|
|Identification (B)||The sample solution prepared as directed in the test of Assay responds to the tests for Acetate.|
|Specific Gravity||NLT 1.152 to NMT 1.158|
|Refractive Index||NLT 1.4290 to NMT 1.4300|
|Acidity (By Titrimetry)||NMT 1.0|
|Assay (By Titrimetry on Anhydrous Basis)||NLT 97.0 to NMT 100.5|
|Description||Colourless, somewhat oily liquid having a slight, fatty odor.|
|Molecular Formula||C9 H14 O6|
1. Triacetin is used as a Plasticizer in formulating of tablet coating materials, solvent and carrier in Pharmaceuticals preparations.
2. The high solvent power, low volatility and low toxicity of Triacetin account for its use as a specialty solvent.
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