AMYL ACETATE - (628-63-7)

Introduction

Name: amyl acetate; pentyl acetate*; acetic acid n-amyl ester
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 628-63-7
Chemical Formula: C7H14O2
Molar Mass: 130.18486 g
Mass Percent: C 64.581 %; H 10.839 %; O 24.579 % 
Isomers:  methyl caproate  •  1,1-diethoxy-2-propene

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "...odor and flavor of bananas." 1

Bonding

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Brownlee, Raymond B., Fuller, Robert W., and Whitsit, Jesse E. Elements of Chemistry; Allyn and Bacon: Boston, Massachusetts, 1959; p 322.