The term is commonly applied to mixtures of these compounds, which are used as solvents for resins and oily materials and in the manufacture of other chemicals, especially amyl acetate, a solvent for nitrocellulose lacquers.
- An amyl alcohol is any of 8 alcohols with the formula C5H12O.
- A mixture of amyl alcohols (also called amyl alcohol) can be obtained from fusel alcohol.
Amyl alcohol is used as a solvent and in esterification, by which is produced by which is produced amyl acetate and other important products
It also called Pentanol