2-bromophenol

15 µg per capsule

"Bromophenol, inky, like a museum or old TV set”

Certified wine flavour standard used to train professional tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of bromophenol character. Bromophenols can taint wines through contaminated barrels and cork closures. Such flavours are also associated with use of recycled wood and cardboard packaging materials. Bromophenols impart an unpleasant taint, described by consumers as 'tainted' and 'contaminated'.

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 bromophenol taints in wine 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
15 µg per capsule
Threshold
The flavour threshold of 2-bromophenol in wine is 1 - 5 µg / l.
Origins
Bromophenols can taint wine through contaminated barrels and cork closures. Also associated with use of recycled wood and cardboard packaging materials.
Importance
Bromophenols impart distinctive unpleasant taints to wine. Affected wines are described by consumers as 'tainted' and 'contaminated'.
CAS registry number
The CAS registry number of 2-bromophenol is 95-56-7.
Other names
  • bromophenol
  • o-bromophenol
  • ortho-bromophenol
Remarks
Bromophenols can taint wine through contaminated barrels and cork closures. Also associated with use of recycled wood and cardboard packaging materials.
Threshold distribution
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Capsules per pot
10
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