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Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation CD Now Available from ASTM International

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A new CD-ROM available from ASTM International, Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation: Aroma, Flavor, Texture and Appearance, updates and combines the terminology and data previously available on two separate ASTM databases: DS66: Aroma and Flavor Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation; and DS69: Lexicon for Sensory Attributes Relating to Texture and Appearance.

This unique new resource covers a large selection of finished products, ingredients, packaging  and chemicals used in the development, production and storage of consumer products. It includes:
• A detailed description of the process used for implementing a lexicon for a specific product category;
• Physical flavor, aroma, texture and appearance references; and
• Product examples and the most frequently used terms to describe ingredients and products.

Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation: Aroma, Flavor, Texture and Appearance, is intended to assist descriptive analysis panels and panel leaders in developing and defining terms to describe perceived tactile and visual attributes of foods, personal care products, fabrics, household cleaners, and more. It is available on CD-ROM for $199 USD (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7025-4; Stock #: DS72), Available for one user, single PC access only; for multiple users, contact call 1-877-909-ASTM.

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ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612;   

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