Triacetin is a tri-ester of glycerol and acetic acid. In oral solid dosage forms, it is used as a plasticiser in both aqueous and solvent based polymeric coatings of granules, beads, tablets, and capsules.
|Typical use level|
10 - 35% w/w - as a plasticiser
|Benefits / Claims|
Prevents cracks and peel-off during storage