Odour and flavour in waters intended for human consumption

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Proficiency test - chemistry

Description of the programme

This interlaboratory comparison (AGLAE's programme ‘91’) in waters intended for human consumption (public drinking water, spring waters and non-atypical natural mineral waters) is part of sensory analysis.

It is provided in the frame of:

  • accreditation scopes related to physico-chemical analyses in drinking waters (check AGLAE's accreditation - Cofrac No. 1-1664)
  • approvals issued by Ministries of Health

List of parameters

Détail des paramètres mis en oeuvre

Threshold odour number (TON) and threshold flavour number (TFN) by the complete method by paired comparison with non forced choice according to EN 1622 standard

Maximum panel of 5 assessors for the test.