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Woody Notes In Perfumery Part III: Cedarwood And Derivatives In Soap Fragrances

Contact Author Danute Pajaujis Anonis
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This article will address soap fragrances, of which cedarwood and its derivative are a part. Cedarwood is a good fixative; it has a rounding effect on the odor of other perfume components and does not discolor in soap.

Soap perfumes of the past could be classified in the following categories:

Single flower types: This category includes carnation, chrysanthemum, lilac, muguet, gardenia, magnolia, rose, sweet pea, violet, and so forth.

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Established soap fragrance types: This category includes almond, cucumber, lavender, lily-milk, palmolive, pine, reuter, sandalwood and Windsor, among others.

Fantasy bouquets: This category includes fougere, cashmere, chypre, cuir de Russie, foin coupe, peau d’Espagne, musk and tabac.

A number of these classifications still apply today. Among these are cashmere bouquet, cucumber, lavender, palmolive, musk, rose, sandalwood and violet. Several have been updated. An example is palmolive, which contains a sandalwood- like new aroma chemical: 3,3- dimethyl-5-(2,2,3-trimethyl-3-cyclopenten-1-yl)- 4-penten-2-ol (Polysantol, Firmenich). T-1 lists some perfume materials considered as modifiers of cedarwood. For the complete article, click on "Purchase this article."

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