C1 - Perfumes

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What are esters?
Chemicals that can be natural or man made, with fruity or flowery smells.
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Esters are made by...
Esterfication.
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How can you make an ester?
Heating carboxylic acid with an alcohol (acid catalyst is usually used).
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What is the equation for esterfication?
Acid + Alcohol ---> Ester + Water
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What are the five properties that perfumes need?
Easily evaporates, non toxic, doesn't react with water, doesn't irritate the skin, insoluble in water.
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Esters are made by...

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Esterfication.

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What is the equation for esterfication?

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What are the five properties that perfumes need?

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