MUSCENONE® DELTA

962191
COMPOUND NAME 5-Cyclopentadecen-1-one, 3-methyl-
CAS# 0063314794
REACH# 010000017618620003
FEMA# 0000
Readily Biodegradable
50 - 70% Green Chemistry
Olfactive family
Musky
Product type
Molecules
Technology
Chemical synthesis
Appearence
Liquid
Molecule
Olfactive description

A very elegant nitromusk type of odor reminiscent of Musk Ketone, with a slight animalic but natural undertone.

Perfumery usage

MUSCENONE® DELTA is a very powerful musk with two facets.

At low dosages, it is a fragrance enhancer. Above this level, it is used for its musky character in addition to its boosting effect.

It has excellent substantivity on fabric, hair and skin; imparting a musky, powdery and cosmetic softness.

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
0.0000757032 / 0.00757032 / 0.026365
Heart and base note
Shampoo
0.0000228869 / 0.00228869 / 0.00639902
wet: 4 / dry: 4 /
Shower Gel
0.0000305261 / 0.00305261 / 0.0143089
bloom: 3 /
Soap
0.0000136421 / 0.00136421 / 0.00602354
foam: 4 / dry hand: 4 /
Detergent
0.0000185704 / 0.00185704 / 0.00724887
wet: 3 / dry: 3 /
Softener
0.0000155487 / 0.00155487 / 0.00684257
wet: 4 / dry: 4 /
APC
0.00000542586 / 0.000542586 / 0.00229312
Candle
0.0000119343 / 0.00119343 / 0.00420192
cold wax: 4 / burning: 3 /
    Log P (measured)
    4.88
    Tenacity
    10
    Flashpoint
    100 °C
    Vapor pressure
    0.00016 Pa at 20C
    Molecular weight
    236