Some factors hinder our ability to smell natural gas, aside from scrubbing, which depletes the odorant level injected into the gas stream. Do you know if you are susceptible?
Odorize Natural Gas
As an odorizer manufacturer, we design systems to inject odorant (the scent) into gas. In fact, it’s federally regulated and stipulated that any odorless gas within a distribution or transmission line (exceptions noted in the regulations) must contain odorant at the level of 1/5 the lower explosive limit so that a person with a normal sense of smell can detect it.
Factors Effecting Odorant Perception
While we all may think we have a “normal” sense of smell, our ability to perceive odors changes from time to time. Here is a list of several factors that impede a person’s ability to smell: Continue reading