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Ambrettolide is a rich but delicate animallic musk used in traces (from 0.01%) in all types where it adds diffusion warmth roundness. If overused it may suppress top notes. An excellent blender-fixative. Note: many are anosmic to, i.e. unable to smell, ambrettolide.

US$ 2.50 /gram
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The odour and uses of Ambrettolide
Odour=> natural-musk ambrette-seed rich and extremely tenacious floral-musky sweet odour. Ambrettolide is used at 0.01% or less in alcoholic solutions to help soften the alcohol odour leaving a faint floral-musky sweet and pleasant odour.


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Product Ambrettolide
Physical State Colourless oily liquid


CAS No. 28645-51-4
FEMA 2555
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 3
Creams and Lotions 9
Lipsticks 9
Talcum Powder 9
Tablet Soap 9
Liquid Soap 9
Shampoo 9
Hair Conditioner 8
Bath/Shower Gel 7
Cold Wave 1
Acid Cleaner 1
Ammonia 1
Chlorine 1
Detergent Powder 9
Liquid Detergent 9
Fabric Softener 7
Candles 9
Pot Pourri 9
Incense 9