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What does 3-MCPD stand for?

3-MCPD stands for 3-Monochloropropane-1,2-Diol

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The Government's Joint Food Safety and Standards Group conducted the survey after other European states found some soy sauce had high levels of the chemical contaminant 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD), known to cause cancer in rats.