“Rotten vegetables, like pickled vegetables or a sewage treatment plant”
Water flavour standard used to train professional water tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of rotten vegetable character.
Dimethyl disulphide is formed through the biochemical decay of grass and vegetation in reservoirs and lakes, and by metabolism of bacteria and moulds. This compound imparts an unpleasant reduced sulphur note, resembling a sewage treatment plant.
Food grade | Free from sensory impurities | Extensively tested | Safe to smell and taste.