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    Calamus Root Oil “Wild Harvest”

    Calamus Root Oil “Wild Harvest”

    CAS: 8015-79-0
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    Calamus root essential oil, also known as "Sweet Flag",  is a pale yellow liquid displaying a smooth, warm,  woody-earthy-spicy bouquet with a milky, sweet undertone of very good tenacity. You have never smelled anything quite like this lovely rare oil.

    Our calamus oil is wild harvested in Nepal and is wonderful for adding complex and interesting notes to a scent. It's gentle spice is vaguely reminiscent of the scent of cinnamon bark floating on the air while its earthy tones are well rounded and subtle.

    Calamus oil contains around 70% asarones which are restricted by IFRA in natural oils to 0.01% of a finished product. Despite the restrictions this is still a wonderful material to have in the perfumer's palette and is most certainly still useable in commercial scents.

    Origin: Nepal (Wild Harvested)
    Variety: Acorus Calamus 
    Part: Rhizomes
    Method: Steam distillation at source

    Appearance: pale straw liquid
    Longevity: > 120 hours on a smelling strip

    Usage Restrictions

    Permitted amounts in finished product:

    IFRA49: 100%
    NZCPGS: 100%

    These are derived from calculated concentrations which do not replace chromatographic quantification on individual lots. Disclaimer...

    Label Requirements

    Ingredients may need to be listed as per your local legislation based on data found in the EU allergens report.

    Additional Requirements

    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.

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    • Regulations

      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.

    • IFRA Conformity

      All of our bases can be used in products requiring conformity with the latest IFRA standards. Check the use levels under the Usage Restrictions section above.

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