Amyl Vinyl Carbinol

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Amyl vinyl carbinol a.k.a 1-octen-3-ol (Sig)

Amyl Vinyl Carbinol


Amyl Vinyl Carbinol; aka matsutake alcohol, 1-octen-3-ol
Fragrance Family:
 Herbal Agrestic

Odor Description: Herbal, Lavender, Mushroom.
Amyl Vinyl Carbinol is an impactful herbal note with a mushroom effect.

Usage: It is a top note used as a modifier in agrestic-aromatic accords like lavender and fougere.

Use Level: Traces - 0.5%

Tenacity on blotter: 12 hours
Burning effectiveness: Moderate
Substantivity Damp: Poor
Substantivity Dry: Poor

Chemical Properties:

Chemical Name: Oct-1-ene-3-ol
Formula: C8H16O
Molecular Weight: 128,2
Vapour pressure (20ºC): 0.6660 hPa
Boiling Point: 80ºC
Appearance: Colourless liquid

CAS # 3391-86-4

Can use up to 6ppm in flavor.

Taste description:
at 10.00 ppm.  Mushroom, earthy, fungal, green, oily, vegetative, umami sensation and savory brothy.
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 18, No. 6, 33, (1993)

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