Dimethyl Disulfide (DMDS)



Dimethyl disulfide (DMDS) is an organic chemical compound with the molecular formula CH3SSCH3 which is the simplest disulfide. It is a flammable liquid with an unpleasant, garlic-like odor.



  • As a food additive in onion, garlic, cheese, meats, soups
  • It is used in oil refineries as a sulfiding agent
  • It is also an effective soil fumigant in agriculture