1,2,3-Propanetriyl hexanoate

  • Glycerol trihexanoate
  • Tricaproin
  • Glycerol tricapronate
  • Trihexanoin
Formula
C21H38O6
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
621-70-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-701-5
23 24/25
RTECS
MB2700000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1806732
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00926
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C21H38O6
Formula mass
386.59
Boiling point, °C
430
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.4E-7 (25 C)
Density
0.98 g/ml
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4390 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
68.5 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at -20 C.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
180
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.