methyl carbonate

methyl carbonate

[′meth·əl ′kär·bə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
CO(OCH3)2 Water-insoluble, colorless liquid boiling at 91°C; has pleasant odor; miscible with acids and alkalies; used as a chemical intermediate.
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Dosage control in wine can be checked by two different methods; measuring increased methanol concentration from DMDC use or determination of ethyl methyl carbonate.