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acetone

Acetone (GB)
Colorless, highly flammable and aromatic smelling liquid (dimethylketone), which is used as a solvent for many paints, varnishes and resins. The smell is typical after nail polish remover or for the adhesive Uhu. In the wine, acetone can be used during the fermentation by butyric acid bacteria or Acetobacter (Acetic acid bacteria) arise and the unpleasant as Solution midrange designated wine faults cause.

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