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Patent Pick: Aldehyde as Perfume

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's patent explores the use of aldehyde as a perfuming agent.

Aldehyde as perfuming ingredient
U.S. Patent 9187708
Publication date: Nov. 17, 2015
Assignee: Firmenich SA

This invention relates to the use of methyl-8-methylene-4, 9-decadienal as a perfuming agent.

This material imparts particularly aldehydic notes, evoking cardamon, and/or floral notes evoking lily of the valley. The inventors report that 4-methyl-8-methylene-4,9-decadienal in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, impart these effects.

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