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Acetone

Acetone (GB)
Colourless, highly flammable and aromatic smelling liquid (dimethylketone), which is used as a solvent for many paints, varnishes and resins. The smell is typical of nail polish remover or for the glue eagle owl. In wine, acetone can be formed during fermentation by butyric acid bacteria or Acetobacter (acetic acid bacteria) and cause the unpleasant wine defect known as solvent clay.

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