R = H or CH3C(=O)
Glycerin acetate; Glycerol acetate
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Glycerine acetate is a mixture of esters produced from the esterification of glycerol (1) with acetic acid. Multiple products can be produced from this reaction; these include the monoacetylglycerols (MAG, 2 and 3), diacetylglycerols (DAG, 4 and 5), and triacetalglycerol (TAG, triacetin, 6).
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