SET 5: Olfactory characterization of leather
This set of sniffing sticks is used to train a panel on the olfactory notes and chemical descriptors for leather characterization.
This set of sniffing sticks includes 21 odorants. Below you will find a detailed list.
List of sniffing sticks
frying oil, fatty, rancid
4-Methyl phenol (p-cresol)
horse stable, like excrement
mushroom, earthy, musty
grass, green, soapy
phenolic, animalistic, smoky
grass, green, hay, metallic
earthy, like potato
Phenyl acetic acid
honey, honey wax
General InstructionsThis set of sniffing sticks consists of
- 21 sniffing sticks
- 1 eye mask to blindfold the panelist during the test
The sniffing sticks have to be stored in a vertical position with the cap pointing downwards. The stability of the sticks is 6 months. A very regular use of the sticks or storage temperatures above 24°C might reduce the time of usability.