Isobutyl Methyl Ketone


CAS No. 108-10-1

Odour (decreasing): Sharp, solvent-like, ethereal, fruity, green. Diffusive

Solvent: -none added

Main Synonyms:  4-methylpentan-2-one; 4-Methyl-2-pentanone; Methyl Isobutyl Ketone

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Description and usage notes:

Used to give an ethereal quality to fragrances, add ‘lift’ and is particularly useful where a fruity element is desired, where it can enhance the top note, giving a more juicy effect. Usage level is normally well below 1% of the fragrance concentrate.

Arctander describes it as having a: “Powerful and diffusive ethereal-fruity odor of poor tenacity.”


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