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  • n. a salt or ester of acetic acid

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  • I'm not even remotely familiar with chemistry... but here's what I found: Amyl acetate also pentyl ethanoate, pentyl acetate is an organic compound and an ester with the chemical formula CH3COOC5H11 and the molecular weight 130.18 g/mol.

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  • Cyclohexanone methyl ethanoate (acetate) propanone

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