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Preferred IUPAC name
Propane-1,2,3-triyl tri(hexadecanoate)
Other names
Palmitin; Glycerol tripalmitate; Glycerin tripalmitate; Glyceryl tripalmitate; Palmitic triglyceride; Tripalmitoyl glycerol
3D model (JSmol)
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EC Number
  • 209-098-1
PubChem CID
RTECS number
  • RT4953500
  • InChI=1S/C51H98O6/c1-4-7-10-13-16-19-22-25-28-31-34-37-40-43-49(52)55-46-48(57-51(54)45-42-39-36-33-30-27-24-21-18-15-12-9-6-3)47-56-50(53)44-41-38-35-32-29-26-23-20-17-14-11-8-5-2/h48H,4-47H2,1-3H3
  • InChI=1/C51H98O6/c1-4-7-10-13-16-19-22-25-28-31-34-37-40-43-49(52)55-46-48(57-51(54)45-42-39-36-33-30-27-24-21-18-15-12-9-6-3)47-56-50(53)44-41-38-35-32-29-26-23-20-17-14-11-8-5-2/h48H,4-47H2,1-3H3
Molar mass 807.339 g·mol−1
AppearanceWhite powder
Density 0.8752 g/cm3 (70 °C) [1]
Melting point 44.7–67.4 °C (112.5–153.3 °F; 317.8–340.5 K) [2] [3]
Boiling point 315 °C (599 °F; 588 K)
at 760 mmHg [1]
Solubility Soluble in EtOH, (C2H5)2O, C6H6, CHCl3 [1]
1.4381 (80 °C) [1]
Triclinic (β-form) [4]
P1 (β-form) [4]
1219.4 J/mol·K (β-form, 281.2 K)
1753.1 J/mol·K (338.8 K) [3] [5]
1387.4 J/mol·K (liquid) [5]
−2468.7 kJ/mol [5]
−31605.9 kJ/mol [5]
GHS labelling:
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).
Infobox references

Tripalmitin is a triglyceride derived from the fatty acid palmitic acid.

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