Eastman™ Triacetin (glyceryl triacetate), Food Grade is used as an ingredient in many food and cosmetic products. Its high solvency power and low volatility make triacetin a good solvent and fixative for many flavors and fragrances. One of its main uses is as a plasticizer in chewing gum. The United States Food and Drug Administration affirmed triacetin as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use in human food. It is also generally recognized as safe in animal feeds, as a pesticide adjuvant, and in food packaging. Eastman™ Triacetin, Food Grade, meets all Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) specifications and is manufactured under good manufacturing practices (GMP).
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