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What does OU stand for?

OU stands for Odor Unit

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Impact flavor constituents are being localized, characterized and quantified using aroma extract dilution analysis (AEDA), gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), calculation of odor units, and preparation of aroma models.
The same emission rate calculations can be made for other air pollutants such as ammonia and odorous compounds, and for odors using odor units (OUs).