It is used as a solvent in the manufacturing of fast drying paints for wood finishing, automobile, industrial application, marine application, etc. as it evaporates very fast.
It is used as a solvent in surface cleaner because it dry fast and is hydrophobic in nature.
It is used in manufacturing of fast sticking adhesives, which is manufactured by mixing rubber and resin
in methyl acetate.
It is used in manufacturing of cosmetics and personal care products like nail polish, nail polish remover,