International comparison of odor threshold values of several odorants in Japan and in The Netherlands.

@article{Hoshika1993InternationalCO,
  title={International comparison of odor threshold values of several odorants in Japan and in The Netherlands.},
  author={Yoshito Hoshika and Takashi Imamura and Gen Muto and Leo J Van Gemert and J A Don and J I Walpot},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={1993},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={78-83}
}
The purpose of this paper is to compare the published odor threshold values of six odorants. In Japan, all of the odor threshold values used in the Offensive Odor Control Law (enacted in 1972) were determined in an odor-free room (4 m3) by a trained panel (20 men, ages 30-45 years who were perfumers) who sniffed the odors directly and made absolute judgments of odor quality and intensity. In The Netherlands, sensorial odor concentration measurements were made with an olfactometer in a mobile… CONTINUE READING