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    Vetiver Bourbon “Signature” Oil

    Vetiver Bourbon “Signature” Oil

    CAS: 8016-96-4; REF: A1350
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    A good perfumer needs one great vetiver oil. This is it; this is the vetiver of renown.

    From the very first sniff you will recognise this oil from such masterpieces as Guerlain's Vetiver (2000) and Jean Claude Ellena's Terre D'Hermes (2007) for Hermes.

    We refer to this oil as “Bourbon” oil as it is the closest product to the near-mythical vetiver of the golden age, now no longer produced in La Reunion (formerly Île Bourbon) but sourced on the neighbouring island of Madagascar. This is not a blend or derivative product — it is 100% pure and natural vetiver goodness from Biolandes.

    Wonderful effects can be achieved with this oil by blending it with our incredible Vetiverol ex Vetiver Haiti.

    Origin: Madagascar and Mauritius
    Variety: Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.)
    Part: Roots
    Method: Steam distillation

    Appearance: Pale gold liquid
    > 400 hours 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: Unrestricted
    IFRA 49: 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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    Demonstration Formulas

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

    Brut — Aromatic Fragrance

    My 7 — Amber Wood

    Black Dress — Spicy Amber

    Guerlain Vetiver 1959 — A Woody Fragrance

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Stephen Young

    My relationship with vetiver has been a short (albeit passionate) one. This is only the third pure vetiver oil I've ever smelled but wow, what an experience this one is compared to the first two.

    This vetiver is rich, voluminous, earthy and pillow like, demanding you to take your time with it. I find the experience of smelling it very grounding. I detect none of the course or spikey facets I've smelled in vet before and so far, this has been slotting into my blends with great ease. Recommended with Jamie's vetiveryl acetate for gorgeous vetiver immersion.

    • 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.