Dimethyl Sulfide (Small hands...smell like cabbage)

Dimethyl sulfide is another one of those small, volatile sulfur compounds:


Predictably, it lands on the malodorous side of the fence, but at low concentration, it purportedly smells pleasant. As Derek Lowe notes, it is the "smell of success" when the Swern Oxidation succeeds.

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