Vinyl acetate is used to make other industrial chemicals, which are mainly used to make glues for the packaging and building industries. It is a clear, colorless liquid with a sweet, fruity smell. These chemicals are mainly used to make glues for the packaging and construction industries. They are also used for the production of paints, textiles, and paper. Vinyl acetate is also used as a coating for food packaging in plastic films and as a modification of food starch. Vinyl Acetate was discovered in 1912 in Germany by Fritz Klatte. Acetate is an organic compound it is also used in adhesives, textile sizing, chewing gum, and used as a coating in plastic films for food packaging and as a modifier of food starch. It is an important industrial monomer that is used to make homopolymers and copolymers with a wide variety of applications.