1,3-Diacetin is a derivative of Triacetin (T720850) which is used as a food additive and flavorings. Triacetin can be used as an excipient in pharmaceutical products where it is used as a humectant, a plasticizer, and as a solvent. Triacetin can also be used as a fuel additive as an antiknock agent.
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