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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antifungal agent

Chemical Name

1,2,3-Propanetriol, triacetate

Foreign Names

  • Triacetinum (Latin)
  • Triacetin (German)
  • Triacétine (French)
  • Triacetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Triacetin (OS: BAN)
  • Triacétine (OS: DCF)
  • E 1518 (IS)
  • Glycerol Triacetate (IS)
  • Glycérol (triacétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 4)
  • Glyceroli triacetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 4)
  • Glyceroltriacetat (PH: Ph. Eur. 4)
  • Triacetin (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Triacetinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alber T (Triacetin and Tolnaftate)
    Unison, Thailand
  • Ezon-T (Triacetin and Tolnaftate)
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison, Thailand; Unison Laboratories Co Ltd, Myanmar


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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