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Two acetyl groups in a compound
Diacetyl is a natural byproduct of fermentation. It is a vicinal diketone with the molecular formula C4H6O2. Diacetyl occurs naturally in alcoholic beverages and is added to some foods to impart a buttery flavor.
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Carrier of aroma of butter, vinegar, coffee, and other foods.
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