The suit says the offensive odors are a byproduct of the factory’s manufacturing process, which strips fouls-smelling sulfur compounds from crude sulfate turpentine. The end result is a product that can be used for everything from sweet smelling candles to plug-in air freshers. But the extracted sulfur odor is “vile and sickening,” according to the lawsuit --- and as anyone who has smelled it can attest.
— Residents of Jacksonville, Florida sue International Flavors & Fragrances. Read more in ‘Vile, sickening’ odors basis of new lawsuit against Jacksonville fragrance factory at First Coast News.