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    Re: overpowering DPG

    Excellent info,...thanks Irina.
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    Re: overpowering DPG

    This is very helpful. Thanks, David.
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    Re: overpowering DPG

    Thank you, David. For purposes of diluting crystalline substances, or substances that don't disolve easily in alcohol, what is your preferred diluent? Or do you recommend having both on hand? (I...
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    Re: Alpha Terpineol

    Interestingly enough, I was just thinking how so many bathroom air-fresheners over the years have been lilac scented. I enjoy lilac but care has to be taken not to unintentionally conjure the scent...
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    Re: overpowering DPG

    Is IPM less likely to develop an off odor?
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    Re: Alpha Terpineol

    Without a doubt, my sample of Tilianol is more refined and less functional smelling than the one simply called "alpha trepineol". But it does still have that "note".
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    Re: Alpha Terpineol

    Thanks, David! Much appreciated.

    If anyone out there has the more floral smelling Alpha Terpineol, if you could please let me know where you purchased it, it would be greatly appreciated! I...
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    Re: Alpha Terpineol

    Thanks for your replies. (and thanks for the formula, Pharmacist Blender :)
    I have used alpha terpineol in some formulas and have been pleased with the material's contribution..I enjoy when...
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    Alpha Terpineol

    Hello,

    Most descriptions I've seen for alpha Terpineol describe it as "pleasantly floral and reminiscent of lilac", however my two samples are more pine-like than floral. I'm curious...how would...
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    Re: Anosmia and flat spots.

    This is a thread with a lot of valuable advice!

    I would add that I've experienced a "temporary anosmia" to certain odorants from trying to sniff them undiluted or at too high a percentage (its...
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    Re: Nirvanolide

    thanks, Paul. A musk confection does sound intriguing in its own right, though :)
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    Re: Nirvanolide

    Thank you, Pears!
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    Re: Nirvanolide

    But..but...I must have all the musks! :cry:
    (thanks for your reply, Paul!)
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    Nirvanolide

    I'm curious if anyone knows of a resource for Nirvanolide in the US? I cannot seem to find it at Perfumer's Apprentice, CreatingPerfume, or The Perfumer's Supply House. Thank you!
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    Re: Dorinia SA E - how did they do it?

    I'm curious if anyone knows a supplier in the USA for Dorinia SA E? I see perfumers apprentice has the SA. Tia!
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    Re: Perfume books by H Panda

    Never mind. Paul....I see it on printasia for $35...they have the other book for twenty something, so it may be the store you are referring to :)
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    Re: Perfume books by H Panda

    Thanks, Paul. I'm kind of obsessed with perfumery books. If I can find it for $20, I would purchase it right away. Right now the best price I can find is over $40 shipped. Do you recall where you...
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    Perfume books by H Panda

    Hello,

    Does anyone know if there is a difference in the perfume formulations featured in these two books, both by H. Panda:
    Perfumes and Flavors Technology Handbook
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    The Complete Technology...
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    Re: Berryflor

    Interestingly enough it smells quite a bit stronger today, over twenty four hours after I first dipped the test strip.
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    Re: Berryflor

    Thanks for your feedback, everyone!
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    Berryflor

    I find my sample of. Berryflor to be extremely faint when evaluated, both in dilution and full strength. I smell it as an extremely faint and delicate berry floral, however I have seen this...
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    Re: Favorite "won't break the bank" scale?

    Old Will Knott has the BEST customer service. Very prompt and extremely helpful. Service like theirs is a rarity nowadays. I highly recommend them!! (I purchased MY Weigh i401 from them and it is...
  23. What a great idea, and I also love the Andy...

    What a great idea, and I also love the Andy Warhol quote! Please enter me to win a subscription, and many thanks for the opportunity!
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    Re: New Scale advice, please!

    Hi Chris, thanks for the link! I'm curious, you mention you would replace it with the 2000 model, but it looks like it does .01 grams readability, not .001?

    Thanks again :)
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    Re: New Scale advice, please!

    Hi Chris,

    Thanks for link...the ink to your Radwag scale goest to a "page not found". Do you happen to have the model number?

    Thanks again!
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    Re: New Scale advice, please!

    Thanks, Gido. I often dilute my materials in 1oz Boston round amber bottles, and for the life of me I cannot remember how much they weighed before I tared the scale to zero!
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    New Scale advice, please!

    My My Weigh iBal 201 has finally died after about eight years of use. It is time to weigh my options (ha-ha) for a new scale.

    The My old Weigh iBal 201 measured in increments of .01 grams, and...
  28. Re: SDA OR undenatured alcohol for selling perfumes

    Thanks, Chris and dcampen!
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    Re: Alcohol safety

    Thanks Sebastiano and Chris, for putting my nervous mind at ease :)
  30. SDA OR undenatured alcohol for selling perfumes

    Over the years, the matter of sda and undenatured alcohol has been discussed on various boards, and it enough to make your head spin! It is hard to make heads or tails of what I've read.

    Does...
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    Re: Alcohol safety

    Hi Sebastiano,

    Thanks for the info....but now I'm nervous again, lol. Just so I don't have a panic attack when I fill my glass bottle from my metal gallon container into a glass funnel, is...
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    Re: Alcohol safety

    Thanks , Chris, this is helpful info...I appreciate it!
    I hope this thread is useful to other Indie Perfumers and hobbyists, too. It is not a topic that is discussed very often, and so important!
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    Re: Alcohol safety

    Oh my. Thanks for your reply and detailed info, Chris! I will be certain to decant the alcohol on a tiled surface with an open window, or outside.

    However, my studio space is carpeted (with...
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    Alcohol safety

    Hello,

    I was wondering if any of our more technical members have any tips on the safe use of alcohol for perfumery. I am very careful not to use it near open flame, however I just read this post...
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