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Isobutyl acetate prepared from the iso-BuOH in synthetic MeOH can be dried by neutralizing with Na2CO3 and distilling into a continuous separator, or dried over CaSO4. The higher-boiling oil from the MeOH is best-dried by salting out the NaCl and drying over CaO or CaSO4.