| Preferred IUPAC name |
|Other names |
Palmitin; Glycerol tripalmitate; Glycerin tripalmitate; Glyceryl tripalmitate; Palmitic triglyceride; Tripalmitoyl glycerol
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||807.339 g·mol−1|
|Density||0.8752 g/cm3 (70 °C)|
|Melting point||44.7–67.4 °C (112.5–153.3 °F; 317.8–340.5 K)|
|Boiling point||315 °C (599 °F; 588 K)|
at 760 mmHg
|Solubility||Soluble in EtOH, (C2H5)2O, C6H6, CHCl3|
Refractive index (nD)
|1.4381 (80 °C)|
Heat capacity (C)
|1219.4 J/mol·K (β-form, 281.2 K)|
1753.1 J/mol·K (338.8 K)
|1387.4 J/mol·K (liquid)|
Std enthalpy of
Std enthalpy of
|P273, P391, P501|
|NFPA 704 (fire diamond)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Tripalmitin is a triglyceride derived from the fatty acid palmitic acid.
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