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ASTM WK52904

New Guide for Standard Practice to design, conduct, and analyze sensory instrumental data relationships

1. Scope

1.1 This guide will provide principles and recommended practices in designing and conducting, sensory-instrumental studies to identify data relationships, for example, correlating descriptive analysis data to instrumental measurements. . 1.2 The procedures discussed in this document are applicable to situations for which sensory and instrumental evaluations can be conducted, including food and beverage, personal and household care, and other consumer products.


Sensory correlation; instrumental correlation;


This standard is needed to guide professionals on how to conduct accurate sensory and instrumental correlations and provide steps needed to attain the data relationships needed. some examples using case studies will be provided to show how data relationships were obtained following proper procedures.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E18.03

Committee: E18

Staff Manager: W Scott Orthey

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-12-2016

Technical Contact: Stella Salisu

Item: 001

Ballot: E18.03 (18-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: E18.03 (21-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item