Octyl acetate has a fruity odor reminiscent of neroli and jasmine with a fruity, slightly bitter taste suggestive of peach. May be synthesized by acetylation of the corresponding alcohol. Octyl Acetate is a flavoring agent that is a colorless liquid with a fruity odor resembling orange and jasmine. It is miscible in alcohol, oils, and other organic solvents, and insoluble in water. It is obtained by chemical synthesis.