what are the uses of esters?

Asked by ashok sharma | 20th Feb, 2012, 12:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Some of the most important uses of esters are:-

1. Esters are used for making artificial flavours and essences. These are used in cold drinks, ice-creams, sweets and perfumes.

2. Esters are used as solvents for oils, fats, gums, resins, cellulose, paints, varnishes, etc.

3. Esters are used as plasticizers.

Answered by  | 21st Feb, 2012, 09:58: AM

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