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Migration of Acetaldehyde from PET bottles into natural mineral water

 
: Welle, Frank

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Smithers, G.W.:
Reference Module in Food Science. Online resource
Amsterdam: Elsevier
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/referenceworks/9780081005965
ISBN: 978-0-08-100596-5
8 pp.
English
Book Article
Fraunhofer IVV ()

Abstract
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is widely used as a packaging material for mineral water. A degradation product of PET is acetaldehyde, which might influence the organoleptic properties of PET packed mineral water. Therefore, knowledge about the diffusion behavior of acetaldehyde in PET is of interest for the mineral water filling companies as well as for the preform and bottle manufacturing companies. This article includes details of methods for the determination of acetaldehyde in PET and the migration of acetaldehyde from PET into mineral water.

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