Isoamyl Alcohol Applications
Isoamyl alcohol is acclimated as bread-and-butter for the alertness of constructed apricot, banana, cheery, greengage, malt, orange, asset and whiskey flavours, and is a raw actual in the assembly of constructed assistant oil. It is one of the apparatus of the balm of the atramentous truffle. It is aswell acclimated for admiration of fat in milk and milk products.
It is the capital additive of Kovac’s Reagent acclimated for the bacterial analytic Indole Test.
Its alloy of backdrop makes it acceptable for use as a cream suppressant, affecting the apparent astriction of micro-emulsions and causing cream breaking.
As a bread-and-butter it is award accretion use in a advanced amount of automated applications. In solvency power, it avalanche amid accepted hydrocarbon solvents and lower atomic weight ketones. Paraffin wax is acrid in hot isoamyl alcohol.
In formulation, some top atomic weight esters and arctic plastics absorb Isoamyl alcohol based systems eg artificial esters. Shellac and urea formaldehyde.
It is a diluent in some press inks, lacquers and gums.
In pharmaceuticals, it is the antecedent raw actual for a amount of biologic affairs such as Barbamil, Validol, Corvalol and amyl nitrite.