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Table 1 Information of 13 investigated odorants

From: Complex odor control based on ozonation/GAC advanced treatment: optimization and application in one full-scale water treatment plant

OdorantsOdor descriptionOTC (μg L−1)a,bObserved range (μg L−1)c
DMDSSwampy, septic0.030.67–82.70
DMTSSwampy, septic0.010.23–1.59
HexanalHerbal/flavor/almond4.50.43–30.99
EBPlastic/oily/chemical1500.05–56.60
BAHerbal flavor4.53.26–251.62
1,4-DCBAlmond/sweet4.50.19–19.26
BCIEChemical/swampy/septic0.106.93–900.29
2-MPMedicinal odor14.732.76–4.81
3-MPMedicinal odor12.893.82–20.94
2-MIBMusty0.0050.14–35.48
2,4-DecadienalFishy/oily0.0292.76–21.04
IndoleStink0.106.88–30.24
GSMEarthy0.0040.25–15.43
  1. a[18]
  2. b[55]
  3. cBased on yearly monitoring of the odorant concentrations in Jinze Reservoir (January 2018 to December 2018)