Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)


CAS No. 118562-73-5

Odour (decreasing): Woody-amber. Powerful

Solvent: – 50% in IPM, but see below for option to have it undiluted

Main Synonyms: ambranextra, cyclododecylpropanol

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Description and usage notes:

Strong, highly persistent and stable woody-amber note that provides body and fixation to a blend. Rarely offered in amounts less than 1Kg.

According to Arcadi Boix Camps this is one of the top five woody-amber ingredients describing it as “one of the best chemicals I have known and smelled … One of the sublime odours, the best of the best” 

This is solid at room temperature  – so by default it is supplied at 50% in IPM – if you prefer undiluted we make a small additional charge to melt it for you but the price of the material itself is the same – please indicate your preference in the box at checkout.  Note that you only need to pay the melting charge once however much Hydroxyambran you’re buying.

1 review for Hydroxyambran

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Perhaps one of the most alluring and radiant amber notes I’ve tested.

    At the very beginning, on a strip at 10% in ethanol, seems quite mild, discrete…similar to Amber Core, but less fruity if you will. It could seem no more interesting than other ambers…but nevertheless… Its beauty arises when it is really dry and few hours past.

    At times it has nuances between Norlimbanol, Cashmeran and Amber Core, but all together as a single note. It’s persistent but without the harshness of Ambermax, Amber Xtreme, or Ambrocenide. I have a strip on the bedside table, and even past 36h, it exudes an alluring smell, that I don’t get with any of these, and that makes me feel so comfortable.

    Hydroxyambran when dry, it’s incredibly elegant, really persistent, and oddly much more radiant and noticeable when you are not smelling directly the blotter… A superb amber molecule, that I strongly recommend to test, and not overlook it by its initial mild character.

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