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amyl nitrite[′am·əl ′nī‚trīt]
(CH3)2CH(CH2)2NO2 A yellow liquid; soluble in alcohol, very slightly soluble in water; fruity odor; it is flammable and the vapor is explosive; used in medicine and perfumes. Also known as isoamyl nitrite.
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