What gas is released? Number of Peaks.
Why wash with water? Isopentyl Alcohol — more expensive, not easily removed Which reagent would be in excess?
How do we know?
Production[ edit ] Isoamyl acetate is prepared by the acid catalyzed reaction Fischer esterification between isoamyl alcohol and glacial acetic acid as shown in the reaction equation below.
Typically, sulfuric acid is used as the catalyst. Thermowell; because the boiling points are above degrees C and water only gets to degrees C Analysis: 1.