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    Coumarin ex Cassia, Natural

    Coumarin ex Cassia, Natural

    CAS: 91-64-5
    Regular price $5.50 USD
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    Switching between hay and tonka beans depending on the context of the material in a fragrance, coumarin is one of the most widely used and popular aroma chemicals. It was the first synthetic used in a fragrance — 10% of Fougère Royale by Paul Parquet for Houbigant in 1882 (see the formula for this fine fragrance below).

    A touch of coumarin can naturalise vanillin giving a truer note of vanilla beans, while an overdose contributes a wonderful cut hay scent. 

    This natural coumarin is isolated from cassia bark and may be said to hint at its originating source as it has a slightly warmer, spicier and more pungent odour profile than synthetic coumarin.

    Appearance: White crystalline powder
    Longevity: Lasts > 1 month on a smelling strip.

    ⓘ Note
    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.

    General Information

    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.

    IFRA Standards

    Permitted amounts in finished product:

    IFRA 51: 1.5%
    IFRA 49: 1.5%

    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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    Demonstration Formulas

    Fraterworks demonstration formulas give you real-world examples of how our products are used. See the complete index.

    Brut — Aromatic Fragrance

    Number Five — Floral Aldehyde

    Fougère Royale — Original Fougère

    Tabu — Amber Floral Fragrance

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 2 reviews
    Cinnamony hay

    I purchased this via Perfumer Supply House in the US and will definitely repurchase from here when that runs out! I used this for a cinnamon-inflected fougere and it fit absolutely perfectly in that context. A lovely, sweet, powdery coumarin with a notable cinnamon-esque overture.

    Simon D T Wenzel
    Coumarin like no other!

    Coumarin Nat. ex Cassia is complex and surprisingly rich. This is a good example why one might require a natural over synthetic, even when dealing with single molecules for certain formulas. This offering is seriously good. Evaluating at 10% solution, I first get a robust note leaning towards leather, spice and opoponax evoking the dry-down of Guerlain’s legendary Jicky. After a while, I get a joyful, naturalistic dried hay + sweetgrass note which I am very familiar with as I used to pick it all summer when I lived in the arctic side of Norway. Finally a delicious custard-note comes forth, just like biting into a warm, freshly baked Pastel de Nata, generously dusted with cinnamon powder. No cherry-tobacco notes, if that is what you seek, go for a regular quality AC.

    • 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. Fraterworks is an official member of IFRA and the FFAANZ.

    • Nitro Musks

      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.