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Alcohol C-12

Dodecanol, also known as C12 alcohol, has a distinct, slightly sweet, fatty odor. It is often described as having a waxy or soapy smell.

US$ 0.09 /gram
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The odour and uses of Alcohol C-12
Odour=> soft oily-fatty waxy fresh soapy waxy-green
Perfume-Uses=> Mimosa Cassie Tuberose Pine floral-bases modern aldehydic-complex citrusy soap detregent
Citrus Coconut Honey Butter Orange Coconut Lemon


$AA : :Lauryic alcohol : Dodecyl Alcohol : 1-Dodecanol : Alcohol C-12 : Lauryl alcohol : Lorol no. 5 (9 & 11) : Tuberyl Alcohol PerfumersWorld


Product Alcohol C-12
Physical State c'less oily liquid to solid leafy mass


CAS No. 112-53-8
FEMA 2617
IFRA Status / EU Allergens / MSDS / COA
Safety Notes

Perfumery Applications

Typical usage in perfume compounds


Application Suitability

Used in these perfume types but not limited to them.


9 = Very Good Performance

8 = Good Performance

7 = Reasonable performance

6 = Fair performance

5 = Mediocre performance

4 = Slight stability problems

3 = Discoloration Problems

2 = Stability problems

1 = Major problems

0 = Not recommended for use

Important Notes:

End application data applies to experiments carried out by the authors or extrapolated from those experiments using computer algorithms. As application product formulations vary widely this information is only a general guide.

Full testing by both perfumers- flavorists and end users is the only proven method to ensuring a perfume or flavours safety- strength- suitability- stability and success.

Legislation and regulations vary widely and change with time so it is your duty to check this.

Alcoholic Perfume 9
Anti-perspirants/Deo 9
Creams and Lotions 9
Lipsticks 9
Talcum Powder 9
Tablet Soap 9
Liquid Soap 9
Shampoo 9
Hair Conditioner 9
Bath/Shower Gel 9
Cold Wave 1
Acid Cleaner 6
Ammonia 8
Chlorine 6
Detergent Powder 9
Liquid Detergent 8
Fabric Softener 9
Candles 9
Pot Pourri 8
Incense 9