Description and usage notes:
This powerful and surprisingly versatile material is used to add natural green, fresh notes to fragrances. Very easy to overdose, and also heavily restricted by IFRA (0.002% in the finished consumer product with some exceptions), it us usually used in minute traces and high dilution, hence we are offering it here at a practical dilution to use.
This material is often referred to as Leaf Aldehyde but should not be confused with cis-3-Hexenal, which is also sometimes known by that name.
According to Arctander it has a: “Powerful green-fruity, pungent vegetabie-like odor, pungent in high concentrations, almost acrylic-sharp, but pleasant fruity and fresh-green in dilutions below 0.1%. Used in perfume compositions as part of fresh-green, natural topnote complexes, often in delicately floral or fruity fragrance types, and in general as a fresh top note” He goes on to suggest that it works exceptionally well with the very sweet materials such as Ethyl Maltol, Strawberry Furanone and so on.
Because this is such a powerful material it is offered here at 0.1% in TEC. We also offer this material in ethanol, which may be more suitable if you are working in fine fragrance.