acetyl propionyl

acetyl propionyl

[ə′sed·əl ′pro·pē·ə‚nil]
(organic chemistry)
CH3COCOCH2CH3 A yellow liquid with a boiling point of 106-110°C; used in butterscotch- and chocolate-type flavors.
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He said: "Diacetyl and also acetyl propionyl have been linked to popcorn lung, so-called because it is a flavouring agent that gives popcorn a buttery taste and has been linked to a lung disease Bronchiolitis Obliterans, which is not dissimilar to COPD in those exposed to it through work.