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Acetic acid and ethanol, plus some acid catalyst, gives an equilibrium mixture of ethyl acetate.In areas where ethanol (from fermentation) is available, ethyl acetate is manufactured by the esterification of acetic acid.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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|Ethanol||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Proton Catalyst||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Ethyl acetate||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Water||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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