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Isoamyl acetate

Isoamyl acetate

SKU: ISAAC00100
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Isoamyl acetate is a colorless ester of acetic acid and isoamyl alcohol with a strong, pleasant, banana scent. It exists in bananas, apples, pears, and/or peaches. 
Due to its minimal toxicity (LD50 = 17g/kg, rat (oral), isoamyl acetate is commonly used as a key ingredient in perfumes, soap, lotion, shampoo, deodorants, air fresheners, vanishes, polishes (shoe, leather, furniture, nail). It also finds important industrial uses as a solvent for dyes, lacquers, oil paints, resins, and in dry cleaning.
For beekeepers, the strong smell of banana oil is a critical attractant for honeybees.

 

  • Product ID: ISAAC
  • CAS: 123-92-2
  • Purity: 98%+
  • Formula: C7H14O2
  • MW: 130.19g/mol
  • Density: 0.81-0.91g/ml
  • BP: 138-146C
  • Flash point: 22-28C
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