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We are now very low on stock and will be replenishing in early October, 2023.
Cetonal is a fascinating material with nuances of tobacco, leather, iris, animals and wood. It has a low odour profile but is surprisingly long lasting and quite profound in its effects at even very low doses (below one percent).
According to Givaudan, “Orris, Woody, Powerful. Cetonal is an elegant ingredient used in woody, orris accords as well as with leather, tobacco and animal notes where it acts as an excellent blending agent and adds to the harmony of a fragrance.”
In high demand with low availability, we are currently one of the the only suppliers of this material in retail quantities.
Longevity: Lasts > 24 hours on a smelling strip.
Permitted amounts in finished product:
IFRA 49: 100%
IFRA 51: 100%
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.
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.
“If Violiff and methyl furyl butanal are violently green violet, cetonal is delicately and velvety floral green. Cetonal has as methyl furyl butanal shades of frankincense. It is the heart of my base Incentsia in which I use some of the chemicals mentioned before, including galbanum and unusual juniper berry odorants[…], in addition to dihydro- ionone, boronal, boronia absolute and other strange and rare new ingredients.
Cetonal is extremely soft, and its accords with Cashmeran, dihydro-ionone and other amber odorants are paramount. Cetonal is fantastic in an accord with norlimbanol, ambrocenide, Ysamber K (Symrise), ambrinoloxide and Somalian frankincense oil (which is different than the Omani frankincense, yet still imparts interesting effects). I could spend hours mentioning the accords achieved with cetonal, but this would go beyond the bounds of this already long work. Suffice it to say that the material is impressive and one of my favorites.”
A. B. Camps. Perfumery: Techniques in Evolution, Carol Stream: Allured Publishing Corporation, 2009, p. 247.
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. Check the use levels under the Usage Restrictions section above.
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.
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