Ethyl acetate is used primarily as a solvent and diluent. It is commonly used to clean the circuit boards, in some nail varnish removers and also in residue, environmental and GC analysis. It is used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes. It is also used in flavorings, glues, in decaffeinating tea and coffee, and in cigarettes. The other minor applications of ethyl acetate include its applications in the textiles, dyestuffs, explosives, photographic films and plates, artificial leather.
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