Castoreum Blend (IFF) **

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Castoreum Blend (IFF) **

    Base Note

Castoreum Blend (IFF); aka Castor canadensis Kuhl

Fragrance Family:
 Animalic

Odor Description: Animalic, Phenol, Leathery.
Warm, powerful and appealing animal note with a sweet leather character.
This IFF product is a 50% blend of natural Castoreum Absolute, mixed with 50% Benzyl Benzoate.
Main constituents are benzyl alcohol, 4-ethyl phenol, benzoic acid, and 4-ethyl guaiacol.


Usage: Exotic and animalic; this essence reflects all the typical warm, animal, leather-like notes of natural castoreum and is a highly interesting note for use in chypre, tobacco, leather and fougère types.

Use Level: Up to 5%

Performance:
Tenacity on blotter: > 400 hours
Burning effectiveness: -
Substantivity Damp: -
Substantivity Dry: -

Chemical Properties:

Chemical Name: Mixture
Formula: Mixture
Molecular Weight: -
Vapour pressure (20ºC): 0.4 hPa
Flash Point: 70°C
Appearance: Dark brown liquid


Additional IFF Description for Castoreum Absolute:
  • IPC Number 00034098
  • ALTERNATIVE IPCs: 00031568 : CASTOREUM RESINOID 50 PCT DPG00031570 : CASTOREUM ABS C 50 PCT MIGLYOL00034099 : CASTOREUM RESINOID00036136 : CASTOREUM ABS 90 PCT TEC
  • CAS Number: 8023-83-4
  • EINECS Number: 232-427-5
  • Origin: Canada
  • Processed part: pods
  • Process: Solvent extraction followed by purification with ethyl alcohol
  • Yield: 1 kg is made from about 5 kg of pods
  • Aspect: red brown product
  • Solubility: Soluble at 10% in ethyl alcohol 96%
  • Shelf Life: 12 MONTHS


CAS #
 Mixture









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