Ethyl Acetate Molecule, Ball-and-Stick Model

Ball-and-stick model of Ethyl Acetate, 4 carbons black, 2 oxygens red, 8 hydrogens whiteView Full Resolution

This is a ball-and-stick model of an ethyl acetate molecule. This is a naturally-occuring compound which occurs in tea leaves, and in used as an inexpensive and safe decaffeination process which is unfortunately not very good at preserving flavor.

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