Woody Notes in Perfumery Part II: Sandalwood Compounds and Aroma Chemicals

In the first part of this article, we discussed sandalwood oil and its chemical composition, gave several examples of synthetic sandalwood compounds, discussed some traditional perfume materials in sandalwood-type fragrances and illustrated a sandalwood base.

In this article we shall look at various sandalwood-type fragrance compounds, discuss the dermatological aspects of their components, and review several aroma chemicals possessing sandalwood-type odors.

Here is an example of a conventional perfume-formula compound for cologne:

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