DMDC

Short Description:

Products Name: Dimethyl Dicarbonate (DMDC)
Chemical Formula: C4H6O5
Purity: ≧99.8%
CAS No: 4525-33-1
INS No: 242
E No.: 242


Product Detail

FAQ

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I WHY DMDC

1. High Effective at low dosage against microorganisms as yeasts, bacteria and moulds, etc.;

2. Non-Persistent additive and minimal negative effect on beverage/wine taste, color odour and monthfeel

3. Breaks down completely into small amount of methanol and carbon dioxide

4. Eliminate contamination introduced during the bottling process (bottles, closures and filling equipment)

5. Compatible with all types of packaging material such as glass, plastic and metal

6. Authorised as a food additive for beverage and wines in more than 90 countries and its safety are confirmed by EFSA, FDA, JECFA, etc

Physical Characteristics

Chemical Formula

C4H6O5

Molar Mass

134.09g/mol

Appearance and Odour

colorless liquid, slight pungent aroma

Density

1.25g/cm3  (20/68°F)

Vapour Pressure

0.7 mbar   (20/68°F)

Slubility in Water

extremly low, slowly reaction

Melting Point

17℃/63°F

Boiling Point

172/342°F

Assay

99.8%

Dimethyl carbonate

0.2%

Lead

2mg/kg

Package

4L & 20L

DMCE-1


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  • Q: How does DMDC work?

    A: DMDC goes through the cell and deactivates enzymes to make micro-organisms destructed.

    Q: What factors determine DMDC effectiveness?

    A: DMDC is very cost-effective against yeast and fermentation bacteria with low dosage.

    Q: Do I have to list DMDC as an ingredient on the label?

    A:  Different countries is with differenct standards. Please take local regulation into consideration.

    Q: How much DMDC may I use?

    A: Normally 200 or 250ppm is allowed. Please check local regulations.

    Q: What is the residual breakdown of DMDC?

    A:  After adding to the beverage, DMDC rapidly breaks down into negligible amounts of methanol and carbon dioxide, which are naturally occuring compounds in many beverages such as fruit and vegetable juices and wines.

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