Description and usage notes:
This is one of the classic bases that has been in widespread use in perfumery since Firmenich introduced it to showcase the, then captive, Ambrox DL.
From an olfactory point of view it is represents a very white, clean Ambergris, its great value being as an exalting fixative with ambergris character.
Description from Firmenich: “A very powerful odour of ambergris with a slightly woody-dry character.”
Note that there is no applicable CAS number because this substance is a mixture of aromatic materials.
If you are complying with IFRA standards you’ll need to know that this product contains the following materials subject to restrictions:
- Benzyl benzoate, CAS 120-51-4, 0.0131%
- Coumarin, CAS 91-64-5, 0.0002%
- Methyl ionone (mixed isomers), CAS 1335-46-2, 0.3292%