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    Re: Linden blossom/ Lime flower

    Lol. Ok got it. I am exploring pyrazines at the moment and perhaps a very small amount of Galbanum Pyrazine at 0.1% might give it that tweak. Or leafy pyrazine? Chris has a great selection.

    Just...
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    Re: Linden blossom/ Lime flower

    Have you tried Violet decenol (Undecavertol)? a green with important aspects of violet and mimosa. It supposedly is good in Linden formulas. I love it!
    Cyclamen Aldehyde (IFRA restrictions)...
  3. Is there a material that neutralizes coriander?

    I have a love hate relationship with coriander/cilantro. I am one of those people who are “learning” to tolerate eating it.
    It plays nice with other oils, works with Cardamom as a top note, but...
  4. Re: Is there a material that neutralizes coriander?

    Coriander is somewhere between a spice and a herb. Because it is so distinctive it must be used carefully. Coriander oil consists primarily of linalool however Linalool is not the predominant...
  5. Thread: Quenching

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    Re: Quenching

    Thank you Pears for the update. I had not heard the term, and for good reason.

    The evidence for existence of the quenching phenomenon lies at present exclusively in the largely unpublished...
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    Re: Fragrance Oil Mixture Question

    Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    What are the different strengths of perfume?
    Fragrances are classified by the percent of pure oils.
    - "Eau de Cologne" is the least concentrated form...
  7. Re: Is there a material that neutralizes coriander?

    What else do you have in the formula?
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    Re: neroli/orange flower accord

    A couple of thoughts from Well/Billot- Perfumery Technology:

    ANTHRANILATES
    Ethyl Anthranilate. Odour sweet and flowery, grape-like and faintly reminiscent of wintergreen. Useful in neroli, orange...
  9. Thread: Quenching

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    Quenching

    I did not realise that IFRA offered quenching as a solution to some of the restriction issues.

    A number of fragrance materials must be used only together with other materials:
    Carvone oxide with...
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    Re: neroli/orange flower accord

    I am sharing with you my experience at the Grasse Institute of Perfumery based on traditional French school of perfumery. I have double checked my notes and the recommendation in this case was around...
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    Re: WPC 2018 Presentations

    Very kind Christine.
    Thank you!
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    Re: making dried tea accord

    Did you see this post?
    Black Tea Accord
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    Re: Why's everyone stopped selling vanilla?

    Excellent source of information. Thank you
    They were interview on CBC recently....
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    Re: neroli/orange flower accord

    I am sure you realise this, but I will point out there is a difference between Neroli and Orange Flower; they are not the same,
    Generally you need to add much more of the Aurantiol, up to 50% of...
  15. Re: Spreadsheet to convert parts into grams and percentages?

    Nicely done -jhl- . Thank you for sharing .

    Here is Chris's Formula Calculation Sheet
  16. Re: Why do ultraniche fragrances not smell expensive?

    I assume the notes, as with formula, are coming from perfumer Christophe Laudamiel.


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  17. Why do ultraniche fragrances not smell expensive?

    To the valid point about the use of minuscule amounts. This formula generously provided by Christophe Laudamiel on the http://www.dreamair.mobi site.

    There is the obligatory Iso E @ 19.34%,...
  18. Re: Why do ultraniche fragrances not smell expensive?

    Aside from the captives developed by millions of dollars of R&D..... In my opinion it is high quality in-house accords and bases, developed over time, applied consistently that gives a very expected...
  19. Re: Canadians ordering from Perfumer's Apprentice?

    Sorry hedgehug. My brain went on vacation when I responded to you. Of course you meant Pell Wall (PW). Perhaps this will help.

    So here is an example:

    I just completed an order with Chris/Pell...
  20. Thread: Tonalide

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    Re: Tonalide

    Marcio: Yes exactly, it is Phantolid and Tonalid/Tonalide that got me going down this path. There seems to be some cross over of these two items, and we have 3 different CAS numbers. Perhaps I will...
  21. Thread: Tonalide

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    Re: Tonalide

    Thanks for your reply Marcio.
    But, it is usually because isomers of the same molecule are assigned separate CAS numbers. Is that the case here?

    also, are Tonalide and Tonalid the same material.
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    Tonalide

    I see Tonalide listed as CAS 21145-77-7 and CAS 1506-02-1.
    Also Tonalide and Tonalid

    Can anyone shed any light on why two CAS #?

    Good Scents
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    Re: Help Basenotes become awesomer

    Very supportive of the upgrade Grant.
  24. Re: Canadians ordering from Perfumer's Apprentice?

    I am not sure what you mean by PW. Do you mean Perfumer's World?

    I wish is was as simple as comparing shippers. Generally I would say the postal service is cheaper because they do not charge...
  25. Re: Canadians ordering from Perfumer's Apprentice?

    Both Creating Perfume and Perfume Supply House shipped my orders last month by USPS.
    HOWEVER... I just read on Creating Perfume that "We no longer offer USPS international shipping. USPS is...
  26. Re: Canadians ordering from Perfumer's Apprentice?

    I have ordered from PA and have not had surprises when it was delivered. However... that was before PA stopped shipping USPS, which in my 10 years experience is still the preferred way to get...
  27. Re: Purple Deadnettle, aka Lamium Purpureum... why no info?

    Thanks for introducing us to this plant.
    Here is a headspace analysis that indicates the volatiles present in the flower.
    I have added an odour profile so you can see a little of what is going on....
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    How long can a DIY fragrance last?

    A very long time.... but why would anyone want a perfume to last over 24 hours? I do not want a fragrance I apply to last anymore than 8 hrs... and usually less, depending on activity.
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    Natural Accords

    I thought I would give some feedback on a new offering for "natural accords". Palette Naturals is a new company offering a selection of natural accords that "provide the building blocks for the...
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    Re: Starting out in Canada

    Edward buy your perfume alcohol from Saffire Blue.
    It's Canadian, and it is reasonably priced.
  31. Re: Finding Total Fragrance Concentrate Percentages?

    A place to start is to look at the IFRA standards: http://www.ifraorg.org
    You will find a listing of materials IFRA considers a concern, restricted, banned, etc. They have spreadsheets that show...
  32. Re: Finding Total Fragrance Concentrate Percentages?

    Hi Edward,
    Welcome to basenotes.

    The CAS # you listed is Cedar leaf oil http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/data/es1040992.html
    If you click on the "Safety in Use" button, you will see that...
  33. Re: Adding sandalwood oil to modern Égoïste?

    Yes it would make a difference, to many aspects, and perhaps not what you are striving for.
    The smell, the duration, the sillage perhaps, the top, middle and bottom notes. Could have multiple...
  34. Thread: Esterly

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    Re: Esterly

    OK.. so how do you interpret THIS announce today on P&F?
    Is Hivernal Neo available? How about these other " fresh and transparent florals"

    Beyond Muguet
    Famous for its iconic perfumery...
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    Re: grams and drops

    You have to work with sufficient volume that it actually makes a difference when you make a change. It is so much easier to measure grams than count drops in my opinion... and more accurate to...
  36. Re: So wrongly called "aldehydes", Peach, Strawberry, and Coconut, C14, C16, C18

    I couldn't agree more Paul. Causes endless confusion for the beginners, and just isn't necessary any longer.

    C-14 = Undecalactone (Myristic Aldehyde is the true C-14 Aldehyde)
    C-16 = EMPG ...
  37. Re: So wrongly called "aldehydes", Peach, Strawberry, and Coconut, C14, C16, C18

    Sounds like Fake news to me Paul.:coolold: Big, Big fake news... You mean throw out the misnomers... not the materials...correct? LOL

    Anything in particular precipitated this PSA, or is it simply...
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    Re: The smell of copaiba balsam

    I have ordered many times from New Direction and have been satisfied with the product. Lately, I seem to be ordering more from Eden, but just the other day I picked up some Lavender and Fir Balsam...
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    Perfume that smells like... nothing

    Now you would think creating a perfume that smells like nothing should be an easy brief to complete.

    However:
    "The makers of these new scents, which I have taken to calling “the New Softies,” are...
  40. Re: Making Decants - Fragrance getting on my hands and in my mouth/throat

    How about spraying into a larger container, and then transferring to the smaller by pouring? I am thinking something like a volumetric flask with a long neck, to eliminate spray back. I have small...
  41. Thread: Esterly

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    Re: Esterly

    Right ok. IF I understand correctly, are they actually announcing that this captive will now be used for their in-house perfumers. So, that would mean it has not been used in a perfume that is...
  42. Thread: Esterly

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    Re: Esterly

    LOL Hilarious. So they are releasing it... just not outside of Givaudan. I guess they are releasing it for use within Givaudan? Not sure how useful a press announce like that really is?
  43. Thread: Esterly

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    Re: Esterly

    Thanks. perhaps we could convince Christine to look into it. Makes the transactions so much simpler.... if she wants to carry it.
  44. Thread: Esterly

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    Esterly

    I would like to smell it.

    Givaudan Perfume has announced the release of its latest fruity floral captive molecule, Esterly.
    Joining Givaudan’s current line of captive molecules, Esterly features...
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    The Allure of Aventus

    besides... that would be "Mr. Southern Californian" wouldn't it⸮⸮
    after all this, I had to get my sample and smell it one more time to see if I was missing something .....Spilling over my mixing...
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    Re: The Allure of Aventus

    `WOW!

    Mona Lisa, Popcorn
    Secret Secrets!.... no ....REALLY secret secrets.... "I know more than you-oo" kind of secrets.
    Mafia, Californians, Barking Dogs, Purple Labelz
    ... now minus the...
  47. Re: Ambroxan, Timbersilk, Sylvamber, and ISO E ratios

    I think you should buy the materials, and mix them in many ways to your heart's content. See what you get and learn from the exercise. Smell each time you add, and take note of the differences.
    I...
  48. Re: Starting "open source" perfume formula's; donate yours!

    I don’t believe that kazalbash. There are only 12 notes in western music and hundreds of originals songs are written every day. There are far more notes in perfumery. Originality comes from the...
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    Re: How can i make perfumers alcohol??

    Perhaps this might help you? http://www.basenotes.net/threads/412712-Understanding-solvents-diluents-alcohol


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    Re: What to consider high-tenacity solvents

    Hi Henry,

    Yes I do take into consideration any solvent involved. Any material that goes into the formula will affect volatility, diffusion and overall effect. You will want to consider the effect...
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    Re: A New Scale and how to use it...?

    Wow, i've never seen that Paul, is it possible static? When working with very precise measurements, it is critical to remove static. Static charge on clothing can easily be transferred to the...
  52. Re: HELP / RANT: Where to buy quality ingredients for perfume making?

    No



    No, the companies are not stupid.




    Yes, You chose the wrong hobby, you need to quit or change your expectations....IMHO
  53. Thread: Benzoin

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    Re: Benzoin

    BENZOIN
    Siam Benzoin is a natural gum-resin obtained from the small tree, Styrax Tonkinensis
    Sumatra Benzoin is a natural resin from a small tree, Styrax Benzoin.

    STYRAX / LIQUIDAMBER
    Styrax,...
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    Re: do you wear gloves?

    A pair of nitrile gloves would do the trick
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    Re: do you wear gloves?

    like this?
  56. Re: Let's be democratic: Analysing Musks, aldeyhdes, sandalwood and woody-amber odorants

    I love that second question....

    Where did you grow up?: North America (including Canada).

    What about the 40+ other countries and territories that make up North America?
    Harry ... North...
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    Re: Making ambergris tincture

    That makes perfect sense.
    Weigh the part that doesn't dissolve and subtract it from the total you used in the beginning. So obvious.:huh:

    Thanks Mumsy
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    Re: Making ambergris tincture

    I just noticed on this old thread of 2014 that I had asked a question that didn't get answered.... so I will ask again.

    I know nothing about tincturing... so when one makes a 3% tincture, does...
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    Re: Getting into Aromachemicals

    I have not, and I didn't realise they and other hardware store sold it... and MUCH less expensive.
    From what I can see it is ok. Do you have an MSDS sheet on the brand you purchase? I want to know...
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    Re: Getting into Aromachemicals

    I have found that both work well and not a lot of difference between the two in the end product. The real difference for me is price and quantity. I can buy 4L of perfume ethanol at a time for the...
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    Re: Getting into Aromachemicals

    Never had a problem, and I don't know what you are referring to...
    Shipping commercially is a different scenario. I assume you are talking about shipping to Victor at Zoologist?
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    Re: Getting into Aromachemicals

    You aren't shipping into Canada from the US or UK. You are IN Canada. TOTALLY different.

    I thought I was clear in my post. Shipping into Canada not a problem. There are no hazmat charges. You may...
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    Re: Getting into Aromachemicals

    I am not sure I understand what you mean by "buy a bottle for every oil/ac". Can you explain?
    Yes, you need to measure by weight. It is the proper way to do it, and ensures absolute accuracy.

    I...
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    Re: Fragrance Matching Bois Des Iles

    This is all I have on Bois Des Iles

    you have already seen this:
    2.5% Jasmine Absolute
    0.1% Orris Root Absolute
    15.8 % Sandalwood EO
    ~Kraft

    Ernest Beaux came to create the perfume that was...
  65. Re: what is the differnce between Ambrinol and Alpha ambrinol?

    ........The word alpha...... LOLOLOLOLOL :2vrolijk_08:
    Sorry... couldn't resist.

    edit:
    ⍺-Ambrinol and delta-Ambrinol play a role in the odour of Ambergris.
    As Pear indicates(below): Ambrinol...
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    Re: Tobacco blossom/Tobacco Flower

    LOL, yes agreed Paul... but I am not surprised to see what I believe are large amounts of eugenol, (Z)-jasmone and methyl salicylate in there. It fits the Nicotiana odour profile I experience each...
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    Re: Tobacco blossom/Tobacco Flower

    You can d/l Headspace Compounds from Flowers of Nicotiana tabacum and Related Species from HERE
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    Re: Musks choosing, purposes!!

    Paul those are excellent. Thank you, they are very helpful to me at this moment in my musk "research".
    The second image came from Givaudan, who created the first one? Is that your work?
  69. Re: Is there a downloadable database of ingredients?

    Sorry Ian,
    I don't know of any. Like Paul indicated, you could perhaps make one. They are just too labour intensive to make free.

    PMP 2001 - Database of Perfumery Materials & Performance US...
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    Cetalox 10% in DPG

    Yes you can use the DPG mixture just as you would an essential oil. Yes in order to make this EDP on its own you would dilute it further in perfumers alcohol. You would not use any other carrier...
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    Re: How do you 'get it out there'?

    Thank you so much Pelle for you thoughts and sharing the handbook. I look forward to reading it.
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    Re: what's your favorite musk?

    Great observation. How many new musks have been developed and released over the last 5 years?
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    Re: what's your favorite musk?

    Funny how the same questions keep getting asked.
    From 2009

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/231818-What-are-your-favourite-musks?
  74. Re: EOs or ACs similar to Geranium Fresh Smelling

    Absolutely, it will be all of the materials aiding the fresh boost. As already indicated by others the Geraniol (aiding in the soft rose smell) and definitely the Geranyl acetate. It still find it...
  75. Re: Do "Animalistic" smelling Essential Oils exist ?

    Perhaps give Synarome's Animalis BASE 1745-3 a try if you want Animal.
    Amazing mixture, and very powerful.
    Christine has it HERE.


    From Perfume Shrine:
    "Synarome's most infamous classic...
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    Re: The man of the night

    Hey that is great. I posted the MOOC link and wondered if anyone else picked up on it. I agree Paul, seemed ISIPCA was really struggling with the English version. However... kind of them to offer in...
  77. Re: EOs or ACs similar to Geranium Fresh Smelling

    Ok, if you look HERE and download the MSDS sheet you will see the mixture of chemicals and percentages that make up this steam distilled Essential oil. I assume that is you same oil? It also gives...
  78. Re: EOs or ACs similar to Geranium Fresh Smelling

    Could you explain a little more about what you are smelling and what the material is. "Geranium" comes in many forms. Look HERE
    What is the exact product you are speaking of and the source.
    and.......
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    Re: How do you 'get it out there'?

    You are welcome. Where can I buy your perfume?
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    Re: Annoying copy cats

    Artists have always copied. It's not only a good way to learn, it is an imperative.

    Everyone would learn a tremendous amount if early 20th century formulae were made public. All perfumery would...
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    How do you 'get it out there'?

    Getting as far as you have got is hard work, so bravo!!
    Understanding your expectations is important. How many bottles do you expect to sell? Where and to whom?

    My opinion is that word of mouth...
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    Re: scent and chemistry book

    So sorry for any confusion.. I have fixed my previous post.. Thanks Alysoun. :o
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    Re: scent and chemistry book

    *With regards to Perfumery Practice and Principles Calkin and Jellinek:
    If you are looking for a book that allows you to throw a bunch of formulas together .... then this is not the book for you....
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    Re: Jean-Claude Ellena Odour Classification

    Thanks.
    Good question Paul. You know I believe he may mean the oily mineral smell of Aldehydes.

    That "mineral" aspect has laid heavy on me and challenges my use of Aldehydes. My first...
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    Jean-Claude Ellena Odour Classification

    I thought some of you may find this useful/interesting. A while ago I mapped out the odour classifications that Jean-Claude Ellena presents in his book “PERFUME The Alchemy of Scent". (I use mind...
  86. Re: Suggestion needed for becoming a perfumer

    Hello Yvonnnnne,

    Please private message me. I have a few people you should talk to and I would like to connect you to them.
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    Re: Diluting materials, alcohol or IPM?

    I am sure this is obvious to most BUT what are the numbers down the left column?
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    Re: powerful skin scent

    Can I ask why?
  89. Re: Suggestions for a top or middle? Do I need a top and middle?

    Do not worry about classifications.
    You are smelling all of those beautiful materials through the complete life of the perfume. All the "base" notes you are also smelling as top and heart notes. ...
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    Biogenesis of a Perfume

    This article from Vol. 24, July/August 1999 P&F is very fun and based on a life time of experience in this occupation. It made me laugh more than once at the unpretentiousness and demystifying...
  91. Re: norlimbanol for help with embarassing medical issue (fishy odor syndrome)

    Diluting Timberol into a lotion or into ethanol may be a good start for your experiment. I would start with 5% to 10% of the Timberol and increase if required.
    It appears from the related TMAU...
  92. Re: Creating Perfume vs Perfumers Apprentice Study Kits

    This has been answered in many ways through the forum over time.
    If you get a chance read ALL the sticky information at the top of the forum.

    Mort recently I responded to a similar question...
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    Re: Does anyone know about passion flower?

    I was just reading Kraft 'Scent and Chemistry" and read on Page 345 that Exaltolide is responsible for the Musk note in, among other flowers, the Passiflora gilbertiana.
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    Re: Hardest thing to learn in making perfumes

    Hello Daisy,

    I am not sure that anything is hard or difficult. You need time (years), dedication, and patience to learn how to identify individual aroma materials and create your personal...
  95. Re: Lyral, Atranol & Chloroatranol (Oakmoss) now finally prohibited by EU Legislation! Any Ideas?

    Thank you KatyD
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    Re: is anyone use Indian company?

    Good point Godmu, without the "middleman", the lower cost of local labour, and the material so abundant they could deliver a very high quality product and still make a great profit. Perhaps this IS...
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    Re: is anyone use Indian company?

    Agreed Dmitriy,

    I wish there was someone on Basenotes that could point us in a reliable direction for Indian suppliers. I am sure there are reputable suppliers, but everything seems to point the...
  98. Profile cards. Idea to help me and a game.

    Ian the card game is a GREAT idea. Good for you.


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    Re: What about this book?

    Fantastic Book. Well worth the money,
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    Re: is anyone use Indian company?

    Bought some from Shiva Exports in 2010 ($35 for 25ml). I cannot verify the quality or reliability of any Indian company. I see it is now 25 ml( $52.50)
    Odour is quite lovely and is representative of...
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