Work Item
ASTM WK78517

Revision of E1958-21 Standard Guide for Sensory Claim Substantiation

Keywords

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Rationale

Updated guidance for non-comparative testing. Updated guidance related to comparative testing statistics, including conducting multiple tests and the risk of a false claim. Integration of definitions currently found in E253. Addition of new definitions for power, Advertisers risk, Competitors risk. Updated guidance related to Lab Testing (e.g. descriptive analysis). Updated guidance for sampling consumers when geographic factors may affect the claim. Revisions to recommendations and terminology related to sampling, including product samples, consumer samples and sample size. Guidance for how long a claim can be made.

Details

Developed by Subcommittee: E18.05

Committee: E18

Staff Manager: W Scott Orthey

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-05-2021

Technical Contact: John Castura

Item: 010

Ballot: E18 (21-05)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution

Item: 009

Ballot: E18 (21-05)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution

Item: 008

Ballot: E18 (21-05)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: E18 (22-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution