Methyl pamplemousse

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)


CAS No. 67674-46-8

Odour (decreasing): grapefruit peel, fresh-herbal, green-fruity; citrusy, vetiveryl acetate, ionone

Solvent: -none added

Manufacturer: Givaudan

Main Synonyms: 1,1-Dimethoxy-2,2,5-trimethyl-4-hexene; amarocit; amarocite; dimethyl-4-isoheptenal dimethyl acetal; grapefruit acetal

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Description and usage notes:

Very widely used to give a grapefruit note especially in combination with other citrus.  Being stable in alkali it is particularly useful in soaps but is equally used in fine fragrance.

Description from Givaudan: “Methyl Pamplemousse, with its fresh bitterness, blends very well with citrus bases. It can also be used as a booster for vetiver accords. Methyl Pamplemousse is a key ingredient in modern colognes.” 


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2 reviews for Methyl pamplemousse

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Matthias (verified owner)

    I completely agree with the description. It is a fresh, clear grapefruit note. I Like the combination with Lime essential oil. Methyl pamplemousse is present, but not dominant.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Claudio Cappelletti (verified owner)

    Methyl pamplemousse, subjectively wonderful, complex, deep, citrus, woody with a hint of incense.

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