SKU 4VV16856
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Isobutavan has a sweet and creamy vanillic character reminiscent of white chocolate, cream soda with a soft apricot feeling. (Previous SKU was 4VV14347)

US$ 0.46 /gram
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The odour and uses of Isobutavan

Odour=>sweet vanilla, faint milk, creamy fruity, caramel, icing or ice cream, chocolate: Heavy, sweet, vanilla, nutmeg, Sweet, Fruity, vanillic, hint of sour milk.

Synaesthesia=> pie, whipped cream, baby bottle

Perfume-Uses=>Isobutavan is much less discolourising than vanillin or ethyl vanillin and can be used at levels up to 2pc in for example white soap fragrances before discolouration is a problem. It is less powdery than vanillin and has a creamier thickening effect. Can be used in fragrances, especially in white soap applications where discoloration might occur

Just-try-it=>use in gourmand fragrances, fine perfumery

Tips=>use to evoke or enhance the following aromas, balsam butterscotch chocolate cream toffee vanilla caramel cream soda; not found in nature


$VV : iso butavan : iso butyl lignate : iso butyric acid ester with vanillin : 4- formyl-2-(methyl oxy) phenyl 2-methyl propanoate : 4- formyl-2-methoxyphenyl 2-methyl propanoate : 4- formyl-2-methoxyphenyl isobutyrate : (4- formyl-2-methoxyphenyl) 2-methylpropanoate : 4- hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde 2-methyl propionate : 4- hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde isobutyrate : 4- hydroxy-meta-anisaldehyde 2-methyl propionate : 4- hydroxy-meta-anisaldehyde isobutyrate : 3- methoxy-4-isobutyryl benzaldehyde : 2- methyl propanoic acid 4-formyl-2-methoxyphenyl ester : vanillin isobutyrate : PerfumersWorld


Product Isobutavan
Physical State colorless to yellow clear liquid


CAS No. 20665-85-4
FEMA 3754
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.

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