EXALTOLIDE®

941962
COMPOUND NAME Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one
FEMA# 2840
Olfactive family
Musky
Product type
Molecules
Molecule
Olfactive description

An extremely fine and elegant musk.

EXALTOLIDE® is one of the finest synthetic musk notes and possesses a very natural quality.

Perfumery usage

EXALTOLIDE® adds depth and roundness to a wide variety of creations.

It offers synergy on the bouquet of a fragrance.

It has an especially sensual effect on skin.

Process

Chemical synthesis corresponds to the construction of complex chemical compounds from simpler ones.
Our R&D follows the principles of Green chemistry whenever possible.

Did you know ?

From a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1939 to today, Firmenich has been dedicated to Macrocyclic and Alicyclic Musk for over 90 years. These years of dedication and persistence have resulted in Firmenich becoming the leader in this science and recognized as the House of Musk.

Stability & Performance
Recommended applications
Stability
Concentration AVG - MAX
Substantivity & Remarks
Fine Fragrance
0.000179991 / 0.0179991 / 0.0616908
Heart and base note
Shampoo
0.0000369371 / 0.00369371 / 0.0203718
wet: 4 / dry: 4 /
Shower Gel
0.0000869144 / 0.00869144 / 0.0347263
bloom: 4 /
Soap
0.0000224806 / 0.00224806 / 0.0186001
foam: 4 / dry hand: 3 /
Detergent
0.0000056908 / 0.00056908 / 0.00690224
wet: 3 / dry: 2 /
Softener
0.0000186865 / 0.00186865 / 0.0128988
wet: 4 / dry: 3 /
APC
0.00000375594 / 0.000375594 / 0.00661556
Candle
0.0000332555 / 0.00332555 / 0.0195151
cold wax: 3 / burning: 3 /
    Tenacity
    10
    Flashpoint
    180 °C
    Vapor pressure
    0.00003 Pa at 20C
    Molecular weight
    240