9/21 Did You Know?

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Huey Rider, Sep 20, 2020.

  1. Huey Rider

    Huey Rider G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    There are no bananas in banana oil. It is a synthetic compound made with Amy I-alcohol and gets it’s name simply from it’s banana-like aroma.
  2. neophyte

    neophyte Wonderment :) Forum Contributor

    Huey Rider: Sir; uses
    Banana oil commonly refers to a solution of isoamyl acetate in ethanol that is used as an artificial flavor. It is also used as a solvent for some varnishes and nitrocellulose lacquers.

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  3. mitchr

    mitchr G&G Evangelist

    Used to be a very good hand cleaner for greasy hands that smelled like bananas, so I suppose it had that in it. I liked it because it did not have the grit in it like a lot of hand cleaners & you didn't have to wash/rinse it off. Just wipe dry with a towel. Don't know if they make it any more.
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