Muscone of the musk fragrance family is considered to be in the bottom category of perfume notes. Smelled at 10%, this aroma chemical has sweet nuance/ note developing to musk, animal, powdery, fatty, natural nuances/ notes as it blooms, and can last up to 400 hours on a scent strip.
BOTTOM (BASE) PERFUME NOTE
CAS #: 541-91-3
FEMA #: 3434
CHEMICAL NAME: 3-methylcyclopentadecan-1-one
APPEARANCE: Colorless liquid.
Sweet, musk, animal, powdery, fatty, natural.
ODOR STRENGTH: High (recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less).
ODOR LONGEVITY: 400 hours at 100.00 % in the fragrance concentrate.
SAFETY IN USE: Not restricted as such according to the Standards of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) (up to and including the 49th amendment).
SUGGESTED USE: 2.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
IATA: Non-dangerous Goods - Ships Worldwide
DOT: Non-dangerous Goods - USA Only
C16 H30 O
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 238.4143
FLASH POINT: > 200.0 °F (> 93.3 °C)
SHELF LIFE: 18.00 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 water (very slightly), and water (0.2213 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)).
ASSAY / PURITY: 95-100%
GMO: Not derived from or produced using genetically modified organisms or their derivatives.
STABILITY: APC: -, candle: (traces - 0.5%), detergent: (traces - 0.5%), fine fragrances: (0.1 - 2%), shampoo: (traces - 0.5%), shower gel: (traces - 0.5%), soap: (traces - 0.5%), softener: (traces - 0.5%).
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