“Bromophenol, like disinfectant or iodine, medicinal”
Water flavour standard used to train professional water tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of bromophenol character.
Bromophenols are produced through the reactions of phenolic compounds with free bromine. They can also result from contamination of water with wood preservatives and fire retardants. These compounds impart unpleasant inky notes to water, being described by consumers as ‘chemical’ or ‘contaminated’.
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