Tag: diacetyl

Rodent study finds artificial butter chemical harmful to lungs: inhaled diacetyl vapors for three months, developed lymphocytic bronchiolitis

Contact: Robin Mackar rmackar@niehs.nih.gov 919-541-0073 NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences A new study shows that exposure to a chemical called diacetyl, a component of artificial butter flavoring, can be harmful to the nose and airways of mice. Scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), […]