What's the most bitter thing you've ever tasted? Coffee, kale, or maybe even dark chocolate? Imagine that pungent flavor multiplied exponentially. That's Denatonium Benzoate (Bitrex, to use its brand name). It was named the world's bitterest substance by the Guinness Book of World Records.
So What The Heck Is It?
Here's Why It's Still A Thing
Watch And Learn: Dangerous Substances
Making The Most Bitter Compound Known
We know how bitter Bitrex is, but how is it made? Watch someone make it below.
5 Of The World's Most Dangerous Chemicals
There's a chemical that can disable you with its horrifying smell.
Key Facts In This Video
During WWII, the Nazis discontinued testing “Substance N” because it was too dangerous. 00:01
Azidoazide azide is the most explosive chemical compound ever created. 03:00
Thioacetone is the world's smelliest chemical. 07:11
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