ASTM-E619 Standard Practice for Evaluating Foreign Odors in Paper Packaging

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Standard Practice for Evaluating Foreign Odors in Paper Packaging



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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 effective techniques for determining the type and source of the odor and establishing the severity of contamination.

1.3 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.

1.4 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


Odor; Sensory evaluation-odor; detecting foreign odors in paper packaging, practice,; Packaging and packaging materials; evaluating foreign odors in paper packaging, practice

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

14.03 (Temperature Measurement)

15.08 (Sensory Evaluation; Vacuum Cleaners; Security Systems and Equipment; Detention and Correctional Facilities; Homeland Security Applications)

To find similar documents by classification:

55.040 (Packaging materials and accessories Including wrappers, paper, films, foils, cords, sealing devices, cushioning, etc. Adhesive tapes for general purposes, see 83.180)

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2017 R23 EDITION



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Aug. 9, 2023

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5 pages

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