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Mon February 20, 2012 By: Ashok Sharma

what are the uses of esters?

Expert Reply
Tue February 21, 2012

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.

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