Odor Sensitivity Test Kit

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Odor Sensitivity Test Kit
The Odor Sensitivity Test Kit includes the set of odorant pens, eye shade for the test subject, gloves for the test administrator, a test procedure, and data sheets.
Odor Monitor Screening
Test the olfactory sensitivity of odor monitors. Monitors should be screened for inclusion and monitored routinely for confirmation.
Standard Methodology
The olfactory test kit, Sniffin' Sticks, is a standard test methodology for testing olfactory sensitivity.
Sensitivity Monitoring
The test kit should be administered regularly to confirm sensitivity of the subject has not changed.

The Odor Sensitivity Test Kit is used to test the olfactory ability of your odor inspection staff.  This portable, simple to use kit makes it easy to screen potential noses and continually monitor their olfactory acuity.

St. Croix Sensory’s Odor Sensitivity Test Kit is utilized to test the noses of potential odor inspectors.  The n-butanol odorant pen dilution series provides a standard measure of sensitivity.

It takes approximately 20-minutes to complete the test for one user.  Watch the video to see how the test is administered.

Test Kit
Dimensions:   17.125 x 13 x 2.25″ (43.5 x 33.0 x 5.7 cm)
Weight:           1.8 lb (0.8 kg)

Individual Pen
Dimensions:   Diameter 0.625″ (1.6 cm)   Length  5.625″ (14.3 cm)
Weight: 0.5 oz (14g)

Kit Contents:

     14 test pens containing n-butanol
     2 blank pens
     Eye mask blindfold
     Gloves for Test Administrator
     Test Procedure (you can also print from “Download” section)
     Test Data Sheets (you can also print from “Download” section)
     Test Record 
     Serial Number Sticker with Expiration Date
     Convenient Test Kit Packaging

Q: What is the shelf-life of the kit?
The odor sensitivity test kit has a 6-month or 50-use shelf life.

Q: What is the odor in the pens?
The odorant pens contain n-butanol at varying dilutuions.  Pen #15 is highly diluted that is noticed by only a small percent of the population.  Pen #2 is strong n-butanol that is noticed by almost the entire population.

Q: What is a normal testing score?
Studies have shown a normal score in the population is pens 7-9, depending on age.