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    Costus Root Tincture 20%

    Costus Root Tincture 20%

    CAS: 8023-88-9
    Supplier: Fraterworks
    Regular price $4.25 USD
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    Costus root is one of those strange odours from history. Upon first smelling it, people often recall the scent of wild goats and wet dog hair but as every perfumer knows, it is often the "ugly" smells that add the final touch of beauty to a scent. Costus root was used in very high doses in fragrances such as My Sin by the mysterious Madame Zed for Jeanne Lanvin and at 0.6% in the form of pure essential oil in the original Miss Dior by Jean Carles.

    Unfortunately regulations have now excluded costus and all its extracts from fragrances, but we offer it for those who wish to faithfully recreate historic masterpieces and for the lucky few who live in nations in which this precious material is not restricted.

    This Fraterworks tincture is made according to the oldest traditions of French infusion manufacture with purest glacial food grade alcohol. It makes for a wonderful addition to fragrances already taking advantage of costus root oil.

    Origin: India
    Variety: Sausurea Costus
    Part: Dried roots
    Method: Cold ethanol tincture

    Appearance: Gold liquid
    Longevity: > 24 hours on a smelling strip

    Usage Restrictions

    Permitted amounts in finished product:

    IFRA 51: Prohibited
    IFRA 49: Prohibited

    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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      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

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