What is it?
Diallyl disulfide is a compound found in plants and is one of the principal components of garlic.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

  • Allergen in garlic
  • Used in alternative medicine
  • Other plants containing diallyl disulfide:
    • Onions
    • Shallots
    • Leeks
    • Scallion
Other names for Diallyl Disulfide:
  • DAD
  • 4,5-dithia-1, 7-octadiene
  • Garlicin
  • Diallyldisulfide
  • 2-(Allyldisulfanyl)-1-propene
  • Allyl disulfide
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Balsum of Peru
  • Tars
  • Onions

How safe is it?

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