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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.
Describe the procedure to synthesize the ester ethyl ethanoate (ethyl acetate), starting from ethene.? en Español
Cyclohexanone methyl ethanoate (acetate) propanone