“Chlorocresol, like a hospital or antiseptic solution”
Soft drinks flavour standard used to train professional soft drink tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of chlorocresol character.
6-chloro-o-cresol contaminates soft drinks through ingredients, water or packaging materials. Such is its flavour-activity it can also taint product through airborne transmission. It imparts an antiseptic, medicinal note to contaminated products, regarded by consumers as unpleasant and tainted even at low levels.
Alternative name: 6-Chloro-4-methylphenol
Food grade | Free from sensory impurities | Extensively tested | Safe to smell and taste.