Geosmin of the earthy fragrance family is considered to be in the bottom category of perfume notes. Smelled at 0.01%, this synthetic aroma chemical with the very high odor impact has earthy nuance/ note reaching humus and dirty like character as it blooms.
BOTTOM (BASE) PERFUME NOTE
CAS #: 16423-19-1
FEMA #: N/A
CHEMICAL NAME: (4R,4aR,8aS)-4,8a-dimethyl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydronaphthalen-4a-ol
APPEARANCE: Colorless to yellow.
Earthy, humus, dirty.
ODOR STRENGTH: Very High (Recommend smelling in a 0.01 % solution or less).
ODOR LONGEVITY: 68 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: 0.0500 % in the fragrance concentrate.
LOT #: Unknown
DATE RECEIVED: Unknown
HARMONIZED CODE: Unknown
IATA: Non-dangerous Goods - Ships Worldwide
DOT: Non-dangerous Goods - USA Only
C12 H22 O
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 182.30654000
FLASH POINT: 52.00 °F. ( 11.11 °C. )
SHELF LIFE: 48.00 months or longer if stored properly.
STORAGE: Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
SOLUBILITY: Soluble in: Alcohol, and water (156.7 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)) | Insoluble in: Water.
STABILITY: Air freshener, bleach, detergent powder, dish washing liquid, fabric conditioner, foam bath, hard surface cleaner, liquid detergent, shampoo, soap.
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