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    Re: Group buy for GC/MS

    Does anyone know how much fragrance she needs to perform the test?

    I would be interested in seeing the results for the following fragrances:
    Frederic malle musc ravaguer and carnal flower
    Armani...
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    Group buy for GC/MS

    I saw a recent thread that people were interested in a group buy for GC/MS testing through Perfumers apprentice. Please reply with fragrances you would like to test and if we can reach an agreement...
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    Looking for advice on a formula i created

    I am having some trouble with a scent i am TRYING to create. I want something with a smooth woody and amber base that has a fruity top note and smokey floral heart. This is my best attempt but i feel...
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    Re: Benzyl Acetate Harshness

    The smell of Benzyl acetate is off-putting to me, it is harsh. Sampaquita is a blend created by Givaudan as a cost effective reconstitution. Very nice blend i might add
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    Re: Perfumerbook.com by Glen O. Brechbill

    Does anyone have the Spicy PDF? I have looked over most of his info except for this.
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    Re: Attempts to Reproduce Tauer's...

    If you read the scent description it doesn't say that it has oakmoss, but it has a lot of it. If i remember correctly the ingredients on the box listed oakmoss and treemoss

    Moss Breches has some...
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    Re: Sandalwood Attempts

    I use a formula based on the perfumers apprentice sandalwood accord, but less javanol

    Methyl Laitone 10% - 2
    Ebanol - 100
    Sandela - 120
    Javanol - 180
    Coniferan - 10
    Bicyclononlactone - 3...
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    Re: Coumarin, A Carcinogen?

    Coumarin is toxic to humans. It damages the liver. One of the reasons ceylon cinnamon is more expensive than cassia cinnamon is because it has a lower content % of coumarin.

    As for being a...
  9. Does anyone have suggestions on containers for mixing?

    I am looking for suggestions on containers to use for mixing. I have tried mixing pots from perfumers world, vials with droppers, 5ml spray bottles and i feel like there is something better out...
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    Ylang Ylang accord help

    This is my best attempt below. Does anyone have any suggestions? It is close to my Ylang Ylang III oil but it is missing the creamy aspect. I was thinking of adding Gamma Octolactone, but wanted some...
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    Labdanum resinoid and Elemi gum

    I ordered some Labdanum resinoid and Elemi gum from Perfumers World and wanted to get some opinions on ways to make it more useable ie diluting or reducing the viscosity
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    Ethyl linalyl acetate?

    I just got some ethyl linalyl acetate and it has the harsh scent of drying paint. I don't get any of the floral fruity rose scent of linalyl acetate. Has it gone bad?
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    A list of fragrance formulas i would like to see

    I do not have any schooling or real world experience in the fragrance industry so learning is a very large mountain to climb. I always feel that if I could see the formulas of fragrances I am...
  14. Thread: Fragrance Safari.

    by jt86
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    I fortunately live near the Scent Bar in Los Angeles, I go there for everything scent related
  15. Re: What are the fragrances that you "couldn't live without"

    Black Afgano
    Musc Raveguer
    Invasion Barbare
    Grey Vetiver
    Acqua di Sale

    In no particular order, they each have their own time and place
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    Chandler Burr Untitled Series

    Does anyone have a full list of all the Untitled Series reveals. Its hard to find information on this series, its scattered everywhere.
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    Re: What Material Causes the Soapy Aroma

    As mentioned in the previous posts certain white musks can give a clean soapy impression. I would say Muscenone more than any other.

    As for specific aroma chemicals i would say C-12 Lauric,...
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    Re: Cannabis in perfumery

    The chapter has gas chromatography of a couple strains that would be useful in recreating the smell of fresh cannabis
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    Re: Cannabis in perfumery

    Ed Rosenthal's book about Marijuana cultivation has an interesting chapter on the terpenes such as limonene, pinene, etc. that makeup the characteristics of different marijuana strains. The chapter...
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    Need help with a Tuberose accord

    This is my best attempt at a Tuberose accord, any opinions? I would love a Firmenich Tuberose base but cannot find one.

    Methyl Benzoate 30
    Benzyl Benzoate 21
    Methyl Salicylate 10
    Iso Eugenol 5...
  21. Thread: Humidity?

    by jt86
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    Humidity?

    Does anyone know how to bring a sense of humidity into their fragrance? There are many molecules that give that dry feeling, but I want to do the opposite. Some marine/watery molecules will give the...
  22. Re: Best Source for Amber - Similar to Tom Ford Amber Absolute

    Peru Balsam or the variant Tolu Balsam is a main note in Amber Absolute. I detect a lot of vanilla and labdanum also.
  23. Thread: Formulas

    by jt86
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    Re: Formulas

    search for an ingredient such as hedione and the file Giv_floralRevelations.zip will appear in the results. Download it, unzip it, and look in the pdf section of the folders.
  24. Thread: Formulas

    by jt86
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    Re: Formulas

    This is the zip file name with most of the formulas: Giv_floralRevelations.zip
  25. Thread: Formulas

    by jt86
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    Formulas

    I was searching the Givaudan website and found many, many formulas in pdf format.If anyone would like me to post the rest that i had found please let me know 25169
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    Givaudan Perfumery School

    Does anyone know of any books or resource materials that the Givaudan Perfumery School uses? I would like to get my hands on something like that to further my knowledge.
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    Aroma chemicals that smooth a scent

    I have been experimenting and found that larger percentages of aromachemicals such as Iso e and Hedione have a great effect in blending or smoothing out a fragrance. Does anyone know of any other...
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    How to create a linear scent?

    I have quite a few Profumum fragrances and i am always amazed at how linear and long lasting they are. Does anyone have any tips on how they achieve this?
  29. Thread: Sillage?

    by jt86
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    Sillage?

    I usually do not buy a fragrance unless it has decent amount of sillage. The same goes for the fragrances i want to create. I know certain aroma chemicals/ naturals last longer than others, and there...
  30. Thread: Diluting

    by jt86
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    Diluting

    I recently have purchased a large amount of essential oils, aroma chemicals, supplies, etc. and want to get started. Before i get started i want to dilute some of my materials to workable amounts....
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