Smell of danger: an analysis of LP-gas odorization.

Abstract

LP-gas derives warning properties from the odorants ethyl mercaptan or thiophane. Laboratory tests have implied that the average person has the ability to smell the odors before leaking LP-gas reaches one-fifth its lower limit of flammability. Generally, however, laboratory tests ignore or discard persons with a poor sense of smell, especially the elderly… (More)

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@article{Cain1985SmellOD, title={Smell of danger: an analysis of LP-gas odorization.}, author={William S. Cain and Andrew Turk}, journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal}, year={1985}, volume={46 3}, pages={115-26} }