1.1 This test method covers the procedure for examining odor and taste properties of film intended for use as a flexible packaging material. A sample of the film is appraised in terms of its perceived inherent odor and of the likelihood that it will transfer off-odor, or flavor, or both, to a packaged food. 1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.