2,6-dichlorophenol

500 ng per capsule

Chlorophenol, like antiseptic mouthwash”

Certified soft drinks flavour standard used to train professional tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of chlorophenol character. Chlorophenols can taint soft drinks through ingredients, water or packaging materials.They impart antiseptic, medicinal notes to affected products which often lead to consumer rejection.

Food grade | free from sensory impurities | extensively tested | safe to smell and taste.

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Flavour standard information

Technical specification

Assessment
The best way to detect chlorophenoiic taints in soft drinks is as follows, Without covering the glass, swirl the sample to release the aroma. Take a single short sniff. Repeat as necessary.
Amount of flavour per capsule
500 ng per capsule
Threshold
The flavour threshold of 2,6-dichlorophenol in soft drinks is 50 - 160 ng / l.
Origins
Chlorophenols can taint soft drinks and juices through ingredients, water or packaging materials. Antiseptic taints due to chlorophenols are especially associated with use of recycled wood and cardboard in packaging materials.
Importance
2,6-Dichlorophenol imparts an antiseptic, medicinal note to contaminated soft drinks. The taints is regarded by consumers as unpleasant and tainted even at low levels. Chlorophenols are produced through reactions involving phenolic compounds and free chlorine.
CAS registry number
The CAS registry number for 2,6-dichlorophenol is 87-65-0.
Other names
  • 1-hydroxy-2,6-dichlorobenzene
  • 2,6-DCP
  • 2,6-dichlorfenol
Remarks
Water pH is important in determining the rate of formation of chlorophenols. Chlorophenols can be produced by bacterial action. In such cases this is often linked to misuse of carbon filters. Accidental use of chlorinated water in product formulation can also give rise to chlorophenolic taints.
Threshold distribution
Graph
Capsules per pot
10
Legal notices
This product is protected by the following trade marks and patents:
  • US Patent no. D679900
  • European Community Trade Mark
    Registration no. 009937574
  • European Community Trade Mark
    Registration no. 009856527
  • US Trade Mark Registration no. 4345057
  • US Trade Mark Registration no. 4345056
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