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    Oakmoss ”IFRA 43“ Absolute

    Oakmoss ”IFRA 43“ Absolute

    CAS: 68917-10-2
    Supplier: LMR
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    One of the tragedies of modern perfume legislation is the ban on pure and natural oakmoss and the severe restriction on low-atranol versions of the same. Thankfully we have wonderful synthetics available to us such as evernyl, but those alone can not convey the true beauty of oakmoss. That's where this rich and intense IFRA compliant oakmoss absolute comes in. Produced by the great Laboratoire Monique Remy, this is the ultimate IFRA-safe oakmoss absolute.

    Despite the chemical processes necessary to remove atranol, this oakmoss is earthy, green, sweet and the closest thing to the original pure green product so beloved by Coty when we created Chypre. The original formula of that wonderful fragrance is below — simply replace the pure and natural green oakmoss with this product for IFRA compliance.

    Oakmoss absolute is extremely viscous so in addition to this 100% pure version, we are also offering it at a 50% dilution in exquisite odourless food grade ethanol distilled from pure New Zealand glacial waters.

    We also stock original pure and natural non-IFRA compliant green oakmoss absolute from the former Yugoslovia, diluted to 50% for your convenience.

    Supplier: Laboratoire Monique Remy (LMR)
    Origin: Macedonia
    Variety: Evernia Prunastri
    Part: Moss
    Method of production: Solvent extraction in Grasse

    Appearance: Thick dark-brown to green paste
    Longevity: Lasts > 400 hours on a smelling strip

    Usage Restrictions

    Permitted amounts in finished product:

    IFRA49: 0.1%
    NZCPGS: Unrestricted

    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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    Oakmoss ”IFRA 43“ Absolute, An Indepth Look:

    Oakmoss products are used extensively in perfumery. They form important parts of the notes in all fougere, chypre, or “moss” perfumes, and they are common ingredients in colognes, crepe de Chines, forest notes, new mown hay, pine fragrances, lavender bouqets, Oriental bases, fancy or modern bases, etc. They can lend body and naturalness, rich pleasant undertones and high fixative value in numerous types of floral fragrances as well.

    The Absolutes are the most versatile in perfumery use. Their solubility and great power make them the most popular forms of oakmoss extract. The absolute from benzene extraction is very dark green, viscous or semi-solid, while the absolute from petroleum ether extracted concrete is liquid and brownish-green, less intense in color. Furthermore, most oakmoss products are, in reality, mixtures of oakmoss and treemoss products, the latter being less green in color, but also different in odor and less aromatic than true oakmoss.

    S. Arctander. Perfume and flavor Materials of Natural Origin, Carol Stream: Allured Publishing Corporation, 2008, pp. 448–449.

    Demonstration Formula

    Download this demonstration formula to see Oakmoss ”IFRA 43“ Absolute in a real-world situation.

    Chypre 246057 — Feminine Fragrance

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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.