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amyl acetate[′am·əl ′as·ə‚tāt]
CH3COO(CH2)2CH(CH3)2 A colorless liquid, boiling at 142°C; soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water; used in flavors and perfumes. Also known as banana oil; isoamyl acetate.
amyl acetate, banana oil
A solvent for lacquers and paints; has a strong banana-like odor.