Uses: Dimethyl Dicarbonateis used to stabilise non alcoholic beverages such as carbonated or non carbonated juice beverages, isotonic sports beverages, iced teas and flavoured waters and Robinson’s Fruit Shoot.
Dimethyl Dicarbonate is extremely dangerous and toxic if inhaled, causing breathing difficulties, collapse and even death. Can cause irritation to the nose, throat and upper respiratory tract. Also causes burning and swelling of skin and eyes but is supposed to be OK in children’s drinks. Should be banned.
Not recommended for consumption by children.
Description: Dimethyl Dicarbonateis used as a preservative in wine as a replacement to Sulphur Dioxide, which prevents mould from forming therefore inactivating wine spoilage yeasts