FLAVORINGS-RELATED LUNG DISEASE
Coffee Processing Facilities
Other flavoring chemicals include 2,3-hexanedione and 2,3-heptanedione, which are also alpha-diketones. Although their toxicity has not been studied, it is possible that they may cause comparable damage to the smallest airways of the lung as diacetyl and 2,3-pentanedione.
- Page last reviewed: January 27, 2016
- Page last updated: January 27, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Respiratory Health Division