ASTM E619 - 17 - Standard Practice for Evaluating Foreign Odors and/or Flavors from Paper Packaging

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ASTM E619 - 17

Standard Practice for Evaluating Foreign Odors and/or Flavors from Paper Packaging

Status : Current   Published : December 2017



1.1 This practice covers the evaluation of odors in paper packaging and establishes smelling and testing procedures for trained sensory panels.

1.2 This practice covers the evaluation of odors and flavors transferred to various food media from paper packaging.

1.3 This practice covers effective techniques for determining the type and source of the odor/flavor and establishing the severity of the off-note.

1.4 The techniques used in this practice are applicable to all paper packaging products and to auxiliary components, such as coatings, inks, and adhesives, as well as plastic materials used in conjunction with paper.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.6  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.7  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM E619 - 17
TitleStandard Practice for Evaluating Foreign Odors and/or Flavors from Paper Packaging
Publication Date01 December 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Foreign odors, Odor-packaging materials, Packing/packaging materials/systems (food), Packing/packaging materials/systems (paper), Sensory analysis-odor
File Size77 KB

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