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Transcript of Perfume
What is Smell?
Butanoic Acid (C4H8O2)
Chemistry of perfume
Perfume and Chemistry
What is Perfume?
general equation for perfume:
methonal + butanoic acid -->ethyl butanoate + water
CH4O+ C4H8O2 --> C6H12O2+ H2O
Ethyl Butanoate (C6H12O2)
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