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Propylene carbonate, also known as 1,2-Propanediol carbonate, is an irritant and may be harmful if inhaled. When burned, it decomposes into CO2 and propylene oxide.
Dimethyl carbonate, or DMC, is a Class 3 flammable liquid that has started to gain more popularity as a methylating reagent.
According to the EPA release, "extensive scientific reviews indicate these chemicals have little or no effect on forming smog or ground-level ozone. By excluding these chemicals, states will be able to focus on controlling other emissions that more significantly contribute to ozone."