What Is Ethyl Acetate?

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Ethyl acetate is an element that is used in nail polish removers and certain glues. It has a distinctly sweet smell. It is manufactured largely as a solvent. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethyl_acetate
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ethyl acetate
NOUN [CHEMISTRY]
1.
a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C4H8O2, having a fragrant, fruitlike odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes, flavorings, and confections, and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers.
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It is a colorless, flammable liquid that is used in the manufacture of perfumes, flavorings and nail polishes. It is made by mixing ethanol and acetic acid and is considered a hazardous waste and has to be disposed of according to EPA regulations.
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