amyl salicylate

amyl salicylate

[′am·əl sə′lis·ə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4OHCOOC5H11 A clear liquid that occasionally has a yellow tinge; boils at 280°C; soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water; used in soap and perfumes. Also known as isoamyl salicylate.
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Some examples of synthetic aromatic chemicals are amyl salicylate (clover), iso-eugenol (carnation), gamma undecalactone (peach) and terpineol (lilac).