MUSCONE LAEVO

954117
COMPOUND NAME (-)-(3R)-3-Methyl-1-cyclopentadecanone
CAS# 0000541913
FEMA# 3434
Readily Biodegradable
50 - 70% Green Chemistry
Olfactive family
Musky
Animalic
Product type
Molecules
Technology
Chemical synthesis
Appearence
Liquid
Molecule
Olfactive description

Nice musky animalic, typical Musk Tonkin note. It is the nature-identical musk present in Musk deer pouches.

From a Nobel prize in 1939 to the latest innovation, MUSCONE LAEVO is a cornerstone of the Firmenich musk palette.

Refined to perfection, this soft musk calls to mind a sweet and elegant ribbon of warm and animalic tonalities.

Perfumery usage

MUSCONE LAEVO can be used to give elegant, warm animalic notes and adds lift and diffusion to any fragrance.

Important for the reconstitution of natural musk.

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
0.0000303793 / 0.00303793 / 0.0118715
Heart and base note
Shampoo
wet: 4 / dry: 4 /
Shower Gel
0.000585332 / 0.0055914 / 0.0105975
bloom: 3 /
Soap
foam: 3 / dry hand: 2 /
Detergent
wet: 3 / dry: 2 /
Softener
wet: 4 / dry: 3 /
APC
Candle
cold wax: 4 / burning: 3 /
    Tenacity
    10
    Flashpoint
    100 °C
    Vapor pressure
    0.00025 Pa at 20C
    Molecular weight
    238