ethyl crotonate

ethyl crotonate

[¦eth·əl ′krōt·ən‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHCHCO2C2H5 A compound with a pungent aroma; boiling point of 143-147°C, soluble in water, soluble in ether; one of two isomeric forms used as an organic intermediate, a solvent for cellulose esters, and as a plasticizer for acrylic resins.
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