Find answers for most frequently asked questions.

Do I need anything special equipment to take the smell test?

Yes, in addition to the smell card you need to download the u-Smell-it app onto your cell phone.

How long does it take to find out the result after taking the u-Smell-it test?

Almost instantaneously – The result appears about one to two seconds after taking the test.

Can children use the u-Smell-it test?

Yes, we have designed the test to be child-friendly using scents that children can recogonize and providing pictures in the app to help children make selections without reading.  Our test has been validated in bench studies of children 7 and older.

How long does the smell test take?

The smell test takes about 45 second ( single card).

Where can I take the smell test?

You can take it nearly anywhere, such as at home.

Where can I download the u-Smell-it app?

If you have an Android phone you can get it from Google Play. If you have an iPhone or iPad you can get it from the Apple store.

What if I don't have a smart phone?

Right now the test requires a smart phone, but we are working on solutions for people who have regular phones (non-smart).

Can I use the smell card multiple times?

The scents are made for single use (if reused the intensity may be poor and give inaccurate results).

Are the scents harmful?

The scents are not harmful as all fragrances/scents have been approved by the International Fragrance Association (IFRA).

If I don't pass the smell test what should I do?

In the current climate you should isolate and  contact a medical professional.