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    Hay “Signature” Absolute 50% TEC

    Hay “Signature” Absolute 50% TEC

    CAS: 8031-00-3
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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, hay 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 supply it at 50% dilution in Triethyl Citrate Natural making it ISO 9235 compliant.

    Origin: France
    Variety: Poaceae spp. / Foin coupé L.
    Part: Dried leaves
    Method: Solvent extraction

    Appearance: Brown-green viscous liquid
    Longevity: Lasts > 400 hours on a smelling strip

    Usage Restrictions

    Permitted amounts in finished product:


    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.

    • 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.