Ambretone (Takasago) of the musk perfume family is considered to be in the bottom category of perfume notes. This synthetic aroma chemical has musky, powdery, animalic, and soft perfume nuances/notes and can last up to 400 hours on a scent strip.
BOTTOM (BASE) PERFUME NOTE
AKA NAMES: Velvione, Musk Amberol
CAS #: 37609-25-9
FEMA #: N/A
CHEMICAL NAME: (5Z)-cyclohexadec-5-en-1-one
APPEARANCE: Colorless to pale yellow, liquid or solidified.
Musk, powdery, animalic, soft.
ODOR STRENGTH: Medium
ODOR LONGEVITY: 400 hours at 100.00 % (on a scent strip).
SAFETY IN USE: Is not restricted as such according to the Standards of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) (up to and including the 49th amendment).
SUGGESTED USE: 4.00% in the fragrance concentrate.
IATA: Non-dangerous Goods - Ships Worldwide
DOT: Non-dangerous Goods - USA Only
C16 H28 O
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 236.39836
FLASH POINT: > 200.0 °F (> 93.3 °C)
SHELF LIFE: 24.00 months or longer if stored properly.
STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container, protected from heat and light.
SOLUBILITY: Soluble in : Alcohol, and water (0.2997 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)) | Insoluble in: Water.
ASSAY / PURITY: 99.8%
STABILITY: Alcoholic (good), antiperspirant (moderate), candles (good), detergent (good), ph = 10 (good), ph = 2 (moderate), soap (good), toiletries (good).
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