Daily Archives: September 1, 2015


Denatonium Benzoate or Bitrex Chemical Structure 1
Question: What is the most bitter chemical compound? Answer:┬áThe most bitter chemical compound is commonly believed to be N-[(2-[2,6-Dimethylphenyl)amino]-2-oxoethyl]-N,N-diethylbenzenemethanaminium benzoate [3734-33-6]. Fortunately, no one goes around using that name. It’s usually called Bitrex or Denatonium Benzoate. You’ll find it added to toxic liquids to deter people and pets from drinking […]

What Is the Most Bitter Chemical Compound?