Bouleau Pyrogene 1840
Bouleau Pyrogene 1840
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In days past, birch tar (le bouleau pyrogéné) was used in its crude form. Modern safety requirements mean that it must now be rectified via distillation to be used in cosmetics and fragrances. This rectification process removes unwelcome molecules but it also destroys a large number of safe and decidedly beautiful ones. This results in a piercing "smoke essence" far stronger than the original and lacking much of its character. Classic birch tar was more than just smoke: it was sweet, it was woody and it was evocative.
Using a sample of a well-preserved batch of crude birch tar from 1840 as a guide, we were able to reconstruct this treasured oil in the form of a base. Centred around a heart of IFRA compliant rectified birch tar, Bouleau Pyrogene 1840 includes many natural materials and highly specialised aroma chemicals that allow us to offer a product that not only smells just like the real thing, but is also balanced when used in bold doses; indeed you may use this up to 1.81% of your finished product though we suggest far less.
The base opens with an appealing hint of herbal medicaments making it an ideal companion to intense florals such as Tuberose Absolute and Ylang-ylang, especially the Extra Superior quality. Bouleau Pyrogene 1840 is animalic, smokey and woody with accents of florals, fruit and wild honey.
This is the true birch tar profile so beloved of perfumers like Ernest Beaux who used it liberally in Bouquet De Catherine (later Rallet Le No 1 — formula below), an early iteration of his great masterpiece Chanel No 5.
Bouleau Pyrogene 1840 can be used as a one for one replacer of Birch Tar in classical formulas or in lesser amounts for modern fragrances.
Combine it with Ambergris Intense, Thujopsene, Iraldeine Delta and marine synthetics to conjure images of wooden sailing ships and tar soaked ropes, or create a Guy Fawkesian delight by adding touches to flinty Karanal, Frankincense oil and Iso E Super for a gunpowder meets bonfire night accord.
This is neither a perfume nor a foodstuff; it is a raw material for use in manufacturing. Do not consume. Do not apply to skin. Keep away from children.
Like most suppliers and makers of quality raw materials for fragrances, we do not filter many of our products. This ensures that no odiferous matter is lost prior to use but can result in the appearance of small particles or slight clouding.
All alcoholic fragrances should be macerated for up to a month and then chilled in a moderate freezer overnight before being filtered fine. This will remove all cloudiness or detritus and is the industry norm.
Permitted amounts in finished product:
IFRA 51: Coming Soon
IFRA 49: 1.81%
These are derived from calculated concentrations which do not replace chromatographic quantification on individual lots. Disclaimer...
Ingredients may need to be listed as per your local legislation based on data found in the EU allergens report.
No additional labelling requirements.
For Trade Use Only
For Trade Use Only
Our products are intended as building blocks in the perfume creation process; they are not to be applied to the skin undiluted.
These raw materials are for use by the perfumery trade only.
Beautiful smoke note, as if from a fire composed of carefully selected woods, rather than typical firewood
I bought 15g of this just to try it and I find this perfect for making a “burning wood” accord, it doesn’t have the harshness of birch tar yet containing each and every facet of woods and leather that birch has, not sure how to put it but i get flowers and dry fruits too .. a must have!
All of our products are compliant with EU 1223/2009 and the NZCPGS. None of our bases contain prohibited materials and regulatory compliance is possible depending on usage.
All of our bases can be used in products requiring conformity with the latest IFRA standards. Fraterworks is an official member of IFRA and the FFAANZ.
Some of our products may contain small amounts of EU and IFRA compliant musk ketone. We never use musk xylene, musk ambrette or any other prohibited materials.