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AHPA guidance on Organoleptic Analysis.

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has released a new guidance document," Organoleptic Analysis of Herbal Ingredients," intended to provide information for companies that want to use sensory analysis for identifying herbal ingredients. The 37-page document assists with botanical ingredient identification by organoleptic analysis, a process of developing familiarity with herbal articles of commerce by creating and using descriptions of sensory experience that can be employed for identification of new lots of the same materials. Organoleptic evaluations characterize sense impressions that include sight, smell, taste. and texture experiences. The document was developed to provide a practical aid and general guide for companies implementing organoleptic characterization for the identification of botanical materials. The procedures used can also be applied to incorporating organoleptic analysis into quality assurance programs. For more information: www.ahpa.org

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Title Annotation:Suppliers Corner; American Herbal Products Association
Publication:Nutraceuticals World
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 1, 2013
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