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    Hay “Signature” Absolute

    Hay “Signature” Absolute

    CAS: 8031-00-3; REF M_0040035
    Regular price $4.00 USD
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    Hay absolute, otherwise known as foin or foin coupé (literally meaning "cut hay") is one of the most beautiful of all the absolutes. Critic Chandler Burr said: "One of the most sublime of all perfume materials. Hay is, as literally as possible, the smell of liquid summer sunlight." Combined with our stunning classic Foin Coupé base and a fond of green oakmoss and lavender "Avice Hill", you have the tools for truly remarkable fragrances.

    In addition to the expected coumarin notes, flouve absolute is fruity, tabacco like, sweet and radiant. In traces it imparts a special je ne sais quoi, and in larger amounts it can become the star of the show.

    Steffan Arctander had this to say: "Hay absolute is used in perfumery not only in “new mown hay” bases, or in combination with flouve, melilotus, tonka, woodruff, deertongue, etc., but also as an individual note to be introduced whenever a truly herbaceous-sweet undertone is required: in lavender, fougere, chypre, colognes, tea-notes, tabac-notes, forest notes and various bouquets."

    Because hay absolute is so thick, we now optionally supply it at 10% dilution in Triethyl Citrate Natural making it ISO 9235 compliant. This product will replace our previous hay sold at 50% dilution.

    If you are seeking a similar product with a different profile, we also offer Flouve “Signature” Absolute (an IG Pays de Grasse product).

    Origin: France
    Part: Dried leaves
    Method: Solvent extraction

    Fraterworks® is strictly a reseller of this product and is neither an agent nor official distributor for Mane.

    IFRA 51: No restriction for category 4
    Average Use: 0.28% in a perfume compound
    Appearance: Brown-green viscous liquid
    Longevity: Lasts > 400 hours on a smelling strip

    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: 100%

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

    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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    Patou Pour Homme — Amber Fougère

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 2 reviews
    Steven An
    Indispensable for Tobacco Accords

    Provides an aspect of realism for tobacco that is complementary to what you get with coumarin/tabanon/vanilla aromachemicals/immortelle absolute. Critical if one wants a realistic tobacco accord without using any tobacco absolute.

    All Day Summer

    This beautiful scent is incredible, it smells like real, clean, warm hay with none of the unpleasant animalic barn aspects you might associate with hay. It's like innocent, childhood Summers at the farm and warm afternoons. It's also tenacious; I had it on a scent strip at my desk for days and it still smelled amazing. I could have this on my desk every day; it's so delightful.

    • 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.

    • 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.