Also known as ambrofix, ambroxid krist and ambermor
An excellent fixative with dry and rich ambery-woody notes.
Plush Folly comments: "Rich ambery,musk and dry wood. Warm and rounded."
Form: white crystals
To use you will need to dissolve the crystals in a little ethanol, perfumers alcohol or, depending on what you are making, you can place them directly with the raw materials and dissolve over a gentle heat. Melting in a bain marie over a gentle heat also works.
The melt point is approximately 77 degrees C
Dissolving rates: Dissolve up to 0.5g in up to 10g perfumers alcohol
If you use a greater amount than 1g ambroxan in the above dilution quantities not all the crystals will dissolve
CAS. no: 6790-58-5
We love it blended with: Cedarwood, patchouli, sandalwood amyris, oud and amber
Fragrance family: Oriental Sweet,Balsamic, Woody, Animalic
Flash point: >100C
Shelf life: 2 years +
Transportation class: Not restricted
IFRA conformity % levels:
11a: >20 11b: >20
Our perfume spy has detected it in:
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Dior - Sauvage