Separation of Alkyl Acetates

Application No.: VEV0030J

Separation of Alkyl Acetates

Ethyl acetate is used as an extracting agent, for example for the decaffeination of coffee beans or for the production of natural aromas for the flavoring of sodas, sweets and medicines. In adhesives it is one of the most frequently used solvents. Butyl acetate is a widely used paint solvent. Pentyl acetate  belongs to acetic acid pentyl esters which are used as solvents for paints and resins, in chromatography and as aromas (pear ethers) in the food and perfume industries.

Technical Data


Method HPLC

Separation conditions

Mode RP
Substances Ethyl acetate, Butyl acetate, Pentyl acetate
Key words Alkyl acetates, Ethyl acetate, Butyl acetate, Pentyl acetate
CAS number 141-78-6, 123-86-4, 628-63-7

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