Both acetates have a number of industrial uses such as solvents for lacquers, paints, and inks. Pharmaceutically, ethyl acetate is a flavoring aid and amyl acetate is used in extraction of penicillin. As inert ingredients in pesticide formulations, ethyl acetate is used as a solvent or cosolvent; amyl acetate is used as a solvent, cosolvent, or attractant.
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