The odour and uses of Bourgeonal 10% in DPG
Odour=> Dilution of Bourgeonal 10% in DPG Odour=> Bourgeonal has a fresh floral watery muguet note lilial like aldehydic character and a woody sandalwood depth. Reported to have Pheromone like properties with males tending to be more sensitive to it and attracted to it.
Perfume-Uses=> Floral fragrances especially Muguet, Rose aldehydic compositions like Rive-Gauche, Calandre,
Occurs-in=> Muguet, The odor of lily of the valley, specifically the ligand Bourgeonal, was thought to attract mammalian sperm. The 2003 discovery of this phenomenon prompted research into odor reception, but a 2012 study demonstrated instead that at high concentrations, Bourgeonal imitated the role of progesterone in stimulating sperm to swim (chemotaxis), a process unrelated to odor reception. (Wikipedia)
IFRA Status / EU Allergens / MSDS / COA
Typical usage in perfume compounds
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
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