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DMDC

short for dimethyldicarbonate; look there.

The substance DMDC (also DMPC = Dimethylpyrocarbonate or Pyrokohlensäuredimethylester) is a ester of pyrocarbonic acid. The artificially manufactured substance is authorized within the EU as a food preservative E 242 (Velcorin is one of the best-known brands). It is mainly used in fruit juices and soft drinks as a declaration-free cold disinfectant. Dimethyl dicarbonate kills harmful...

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