Diacetin is widely used as plasticizer. It has been used to design and evaluate gliclazide push-pull osmotic pump (PPOP) coated with aqueous colloidal polymer dispersions.
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Karel Hernandez; Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo; Raul Porcar; Roberto Fernandez-Lafuente. Hydrolysis of triacetin catalyzed by immobilized lipases: Effect of the immobilization protocol and experimental conditions on diacetin yield. Journal name. 2011, 48,(6-7), 510-517.