banana oil


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banana oil

[bə′nan·ə ‚ȯil]
(organic chemistry)
A solution of nitrocellulose in amyl acetate having a bananalike odor.

amyl acetate, banana oil

A solvent for lacquers and paints; has a strong banana-like odor.
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Forged documents showing the export of banana oil to the Bahamas were filed to avoid paying various customs and other taxes and levies estimated at a total of $1.
TM 3-4230-346-23&P (Aug 10) gives detailed instructions on using banana oil (N-Amyl acetate) to do fit testing of the M40-series mask.
Use the M41 protection assessment test system (PATS) instead of banana oil to test every mask.