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Methylene chloride

Methylene chloride is a colorless, volatile liquid with a sweet smell used as a solvent during the decaffeination process from green coffee. Coffee terms about Processing | The approach you should know are as follows: Ethyl Acetate (EA) - Decaffeinated Solvent Fermentation Fresh Coffee  Natural process - Dry processing Raw processed - Natural processing Semi Washed - Semi-Wet Processing Sorting / Grading - Particle Classification Vacuum Cham - Vacuum Chamber Washed Coffee - Wet Processing Decaffeination with Methylene chloride The decaffeination …
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Methylene chloride (MC) – Decaffeinated Solvent

Methylene chloride (MC) is a colorless, volatile liquid with a sweet odor used to decaffeinate green coffee beans as a solvent. Methylene Chloride (MC) is used to decaffeinate coffee With one exception, Methylene Chloride decaffeination is comparable to Ethyl Acetate (EA) treatment. Because MCs do not occur naturally in plants, decaffeinated coffee cannot be termed "naturally decaffeinated." (naturally caffeine-free) However, some health agencies have determined that MCs in concentrations less than ten parts per million do not pose a health risk (10 PPM …