Agent Name

Tripalmitin

CAS Number

555-44-2

Formula

C51-H98-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1,2,3-Propanetriol trihexadecanoate; Hexadecanoic acid, 1,1',1''-(1,2,3-propanetriyl) ester; Hexadecanoic acid, 1,2,3-propanetriyl ester; Palmitin, tri-; Barolub; Dynasan 116; Glycerol tripalmitate; Glyceryl tripalmitate; Palmitic acid triglycerin ester; Palmitic triglyceride; Speziafett 116; Triglyceryl palmitate; Tripalmitate; Tripalmitoylglycerol; [ChemIDplus] Glyceryl trihexadecanoate; Palmitin; [Merck Index] 1,2,3-Propanetriol tris(hexadecanoate); [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Fatty Acids and Fats

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in fats; [Merck Index] "Tripalmitin is a triglyceride derived from the fatty acid palmitic acid." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Intraperitoneal lethal-dose (mouse) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

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