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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Tributyrin
Synonym(s) Butyrin;Glyceryl tributyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,2,3-Tri(butyryloxy) propane
JECFA number 922
CAS number 60-01-5
FEMA number 2223
COE number 747
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 302.37
Chemical formula C15H26O6
Physical form/odour colourless oily liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 308°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.431-1.441
Specific gravity 1.034-1.037
Other requirements
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