Not a clean label ingredient

Methylene Chloride

Also known as: dichloromethane, methane dichloride, methylene dichloride, DCM

Methylene Chloride is a synthetic sweetener made from the compression of gas. The chemical formula is CH2Cl2. It is used in the decaffeination process in coffee production.

It can be found as a clear, sweet smelling liquid. Once consumed, methylene chloride produces carbon monoxide.

Sources
  • Kroger
  • Trader Joe's
  • Aldi (SimplyNature)
  • H-E-B Select Ingredients
  • Hy-Vee
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