MUSCONE

962195
COMPOUND NAME Cyclopentadecanone, 3-methyl-
FEMA# 3434
Olfactive family
Musky
Product type
Molecules
Molecule
Olfactive description

A very soft, sweet, musky odor with a warm animalic tonality, reminiscent of the natural Musk Tonkin.

Perfumery usage

It 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
0.0000405126 / 0.00405126 / 0.0183376
Heart and base note
Shampoo
0.00000888723 / 0.000888723 / 0.00489876
wet: 4 / dry: 4 /
Shower Gel
0.000011254 / 0.0011254 / 0.00937335
bloom: 3 /
Soap
0.00000272007 / 0.000272007 / 0.00215521
foam: 3 / dry hand: 2 /
Detergent
0.00000969887 / 0.000969887 / 0.00435289
wet: 3 / dry: 2 /
Softener
0.00000159392 / 0.000159392 / 0.00141356
wet: 4 / dry: 3 /
APC
0.000000846952 / 0.0000846952 / 0.000470967
Candle
0.000000888634 / 0.0000888634 / 0.000613564
cold wax: 4 / burning: 3 /
    Log P (measured)
    Tenacity
    10
    Flashpoint
    100 °C
    Vapor pressure
    0.00025 Pa at 20C
    Molecular weight
    238
    Boiling point