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styrene taste

Styrene (also phenylethylene, vinylbenzene) is a hydrocarbon-derived benzene derivative that is used in the manufacture of many plastics. In the manufacture of tanks, styrene is used for curing and then removed by steaming out. Improper production, aggressive cleaning or cracking can release it, thereby getting into the wine and negatively affecting the taste. As a result, the wine takes on a sharp and pungent varnish that is typical and unmistakably plastic odor respectively. taste on. Even the smallest quantities are sufficient, and even a ten thousandth gram of styrene per liter of wine (0.1 mg / l) can be perceived. The wine faults but rarely occurs today. See also under Solution midrange and Uhuton,

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