diacetin

diacetin

[dī′as·əd·ən]
(organic chemistry)
C3H5(OH)(CH3COO)2 A colorless, hygroscopic liquid that is soluble in water, alcohol, ether, and benzene; boiling point 259°C; used as a plasticizer and softening agent and as a solvent. Also known as glyceryl diacetate.
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