Making an artificial sweetener from Tylenol and pee | Edible Chem

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Shared December 15, 2017

WARNING: Tasting chemicals that you make is almost always a bad idea. Even though I've taken several steps to make it as safe as possible, I'm still doing it at my own risk.

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For this video, I'll be using the urea that I got in my last video, to make Dulcin.

Link to urea video: https://youtu.be/sfldS5hqWYA

Dulcin was the second artificial sweetener to be discovered, but it's now banned due to health issues. My goal for this video is to make it using only easily sourced materials, and then to taste it at the end.

Procedure adapted from: https://goo.gl/Gxk4Mc
Methyl iodide video: https://youtu.be/kY3CuZTkAAA

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