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  1. Re: Seeking Perfumer in California to Create Marijuana Fragrances

    Hello,

    for me the best Cannabis perfume i ever smelled was Kerosene Frangrances "Wood-Haven".
    It smelled exactly like blooming hemp as we have sometimes the fiberhemp-fields a few cities further....
  2. Thread: Alpha Terpineol

    by Hondo
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    Re: Alpha Terpineol

    Hello,

    some time ago i got a sample of Alpha Terpineol from a friend which was undiluted a thick liquid with a hint of pinkish colour.
    Undiluted it smelled like nothing to me but at 10% in EtoH...
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    Re: Fragrance raw material of the day (FRMOTD)

    mine today:

    Buccoxime

    wonderful black-currant slightly creamy sometimes but on the other day also can be clear as sky.
    When smelled closer pure also tingly feeling in the nose.
    Strong and...
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    Re: cis-3-hexenyl acetate smell change

    Hello,

    no problem, i've got mine from Streeck/Hamburg, always pristine quality.
    You are from Luxemburg thats funny...then we are almost neighbours...i'm only 70km away from you... :O)
    ...
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    Re: cis-3-hexenyl acetate smell change

    Hello,

    didn't you smell the green banana besides the common green, cut grass...?
    My cis-3-hexenyl acetate has definitely that banana-tone but never had that maggi-sauce, salty impression in the...
  6. Thread: Isobutavan

    by Hondo
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    Re: Isobutavan

    Hi,

    back from the cellar i just smelled my indiluted isobutavan again.
    First sniff i got creamy smooth vanilla with a hint of something faint cheesy.
    When i say faint cheesy i didn't mean a...
  7. Thread: Isobutavan

    by Hondo
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    Re: Isobutavan

    Hello,

    problem could be that maybe one could smell little cheesy in the isobutavan and maybe 3 other perfumers not.
    (same sample...)
    My isobutavan to me smells also little cheesy when pure but...
  8. Thread: Gardenia note

    by Hondo
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    Re: Gardenia note

    Hello,

    Also in the topnotes for gardenia there can be in the headspace hexenyl-tiglate (3Z)-hex-3-enyl tiglate.
    (fatty-green pale/unripe apple-skin and/or green banana.)

    Greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: Benzyl benzoate smell/effect?

    Hello Bill,

    ah, nice to know...behind my slight horsy smell i also get slight almondy.
    Just for curiosity i will take my crazy benzylbenzoate and mix in my few musk-ketone crystals i have....
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    Re: Benzyl benzoate smell/effect?

    Hello,

    sometimes the packaging of perfume materials can trick you so was i.
    I got raspberry-ketone in a plastic bottle and all i smelled when opened was plastic.
    Good that i didn't throw it in...
  11. Thread: Grojsman Accord

    by Hondo
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    Re: Grojsman Accord

    Hello,

    some time ago i read an analysis of Eternity and after some struggle he found the special thing which was the icing on the cake.
    He wrote that ethylsalicylate in very tiny amounts has done...
  12. Thread: Chemical formula

    by Hondo
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    Re: Chemical formula

    Hello,

    it even gets more impossible when you think of lets say carvone.
    There are 2 forms of carvone the (S)-carvone and the (R)-carvone which one smells of caraway and the other of mint.
    But...
  13. Thread: Chemical formula

    by Hondo
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    Re: Chemical formula

    Hello,

    hopefully i didn't say something wrong but as you sayd i also assume that the C H O compounds are more common.
    To speak personally in my inventory the few perfume chemicals with nitrogen...
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    Re: Benzyl benzoate smell/effect?

    Hello,

    i also got some time ago benzyl benzoate from an reliable seller who i always has gotten good perfumery chemicals...
    ..but this time the benzyl benzoate i got had an unpleasent smell in...
  15. Thread: Gunpowder

    by Hondo
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    Re: Gunpowder

    Hello,

    yes i have a slight remember on that topic in the past.
    But as i remember it was in the end about the modern smokeless gunpowder we was looking for.
    (have to search the old thread as i...
  16. Re: Ceramic top of a heated stirrer that I'd like cleaner

    Hello,

    as i wouldn't know exactly of what the stains are made of it is really difficult.
    But one direction i would test is orange E.O. pure on the stains with a drop of dishwashing detergent and...
  17. Thread: Irival longevity

    by Hondo
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    Re: Irival longevity

    Hello,

    i think that in this irival-base there would be some kind of ionones...
    ...some time ago i read an old perfumery book they said that ionones can be hard to smell on dry days.
    If there is...
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    Re: Ethyl acetoacetate

    Hello,

    what about fructon/apple-ketal heard often about it should have similar scent profile.
    (as i remember it is made out of ethyl-acetoacetate and ethylenglycol.)
    Last times i read a book...
  19. Re: Anyone have issues with Espresso/Coffee Distillates?

    Hello mandaryn,

    i have a nice coffee-co2 and i could test it for you.
    But i think you prior should point me out a simple mixture with your materials get to the unwanted yellow mustard.
    i would...
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    Re: Your top 10 perfumery raw materials

    Hello,

    about the Mastic:
    I also have it quite some time in my inventory and everytime i smelled it i struggled to get an impression where i before smelled that kind of scent.
    To me it never...
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    Re: Orris Root Absolute

    Hello,

    the alpha-isomethyl-ionone i've seen on so many ingredient lists of perfumes.
    I think when it is not used just prior to support orris or jasmin themes it also can act as an rounder for...
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    Re: The smell of spring?

    Hello,

    have you tried the snow perfume formula given by the user "perfectscent"...?
    It is here in the forum in the thread "Snow notes".
    (thx for the formula i like it very much).

    As i first...
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    Re: What ate my top notes (heart too)?

    Hello,

    also been busy last times with quite some new projects and found out some interesting things.
    I made an light tobacco/light leather perfume which had an perfume-oil content of would say...
  24. Re: Smelly game....... then smelly swaps (For after the blind sniff game)

    Hello Nizan,

    maybe try some of the hexylcinnamal instead of hedione, could be worth a try.

    greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: Hexyl Cinnamaldehyde

    Hello,

    i also read the Scent & Chemistry article about the hexylcinnamal it was about the Perfume "Pathetique".
    I personally would say it comes pretty close to hedione but the hexylcinnamal to...
  26. Thread: Tolu balsam

    by Hondo
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    Re: Tolu balsam

    Hello,

    just short to see my experiment with my tolu and the bentonite.
    Didn't came out as i expected so you can save your tolu no clearing as you can see.
    Maybe i have more luck with my...
  27. Thread: Sharp top notes

    by Hondo
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    Re: Sharp top notes

    Hello,

    as i remember we had last time an thread here who the citrus-notes lasted like crazy.
    And from my own experience exalts the citrus-notes.
    I think its the Javanol which plays an important...
  28. Thread: Tolu balsam

    by Hondo
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    Re: Tolu balsam

    Hello,

    maybe i have a chance with my Millipore-Membranes as they are meant to be screwed on a syringe with a thread.
    I fill the syringe prior with the colored tolu then attach the filter and try...
  29. Thread: Tolu balsam

    by Hondo
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    Re: Tolu balsam

    Hello,

    didn't think of the waxes, Paul is absolutely right there.
    Maybe 1:1 will work too, one have to try this out.
    Also with my dilution i can work with good results maybe i will try to filter...
  30. Thread: Tolu balsam

    by Hondo
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    Re: Tolu balsam

    Hello Bullonaio,

    my Tolu-Balsam rocks dissolve pretty well in 97% ethanol without bottom layer after maturating.
    Just take a good ethanol.

    greets:

    Hondo

    little edit:
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    Re: What smells say "Hawaii" to you?

    Hello,

    when you say Heeley-Coccobello...

    When you can get hands on these samples, try them out each on its own smelling strip.
    Place them in a room near together leave the room and come back...
  32. Re: Question about suggesting notes with single materials

    Hello,

    very interesting topic just wanted to throw my toughts in.
    Last year i made a nice perfume around real osmanthus-absolue...i thought it was good but now there are 2 ingredients that i...
  33. Re: Oilahuasca & Serotonin From Nature & Lucid Dreams

    Hello,

    problem with the users of drugs is mostly they enjoy it soo much and are many times in the position of overestimate themselfes.
    Nothing could happen to them because also they are well...
  34. Re: Oilahuasca & Serotonin From Nature & Lucid Dreams

    Hello,

    just found the time to read the whole thing.
    (worked really good with the right jungle-sound at the right bpm.)

    My thoughts:
    As many people know under the influence of the Mary-J...
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    Re: How to make Top note last all day?

    Hello,

    with the glucam-P20 one have to be careful.
    It can make the fragrance last a little bit longer also the topnotes but i had just slightly overdone it and the perfume became flat and damp....
  36. Thread: Rose accord

    by Hondo
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    Re: Rose accord

    Hello Milhaus,

    with the PEA it could be with the quality.I have a little bottle which is labelled PEA-Extra and it smells pretty good on its own.
    Then i have another sample which smells a bit...
  37. Thread: Musk experiment

    by Hondo
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    Re: Musk experiment

    Hello,

    also have to say a very good starting point.

    greetings:

    Michael
  38. Thread: Musk experiment

    by Hondo
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    Re: Musk experiment

    Hello Bullonaio,

    like Paul said everyone has to find the technique which he likes best.
    There is the Jean Carles method with the drops at different proportions.
    Some start from the base, some...
  39. Thread: Musk experiment

    by Hondo
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    Re: Musk experiment

    Hello Bullonaio,

    firstly speaked of your basenotes you can go different ways.
    You can look for special properties of say your musks and support these in the middle and topnotes.
    For example like...
  40. Thread: Musk experiment

    by Hondo
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    Re: Musk experiment

    Hello,

    i think you failed at the Cinnamon ... O:) little joke.
    With the cinnamon you have to be careful and i would add it dropwise then maturate and work with a 10% dilution of it.
    I would also...
  41. Thread: Pink grapefruit

    by Hondo
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    Re: Pink grapefruit

    Hello,

    thank you for the CAS numbers.
    I have a bottle in my room which is labelled only "Methyljonon" without a CAS number.
    I have to call my vendor what my stuff really is cause i see the...
  42. Thread: Pink grapefruit

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    Re: Pink grapefruit

    Hello,

    wow thanks for sharing, most things i have here.
    But there's one thing i always wanted to understand:
    Is alpha-isomethyl-ionone the same like methyl-ionone, i can remember a site that...
  43. Thread: Pink grapefruit

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    Re: Pink grapefruit

    Hello,

    many thanks for your help, didn't know that.

    another question:
    if i can't get my hands on the alpha-cedrene can i substitute with an cedaroil or will the other ingredients in the...
  44. Thread: Pink grapefruit

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    Re: Pink grapefruit

    Hello,

    very nice for your accords i like plum fragrances very much.
    I have a nice shower gel from Kings&Queens it is called Sugar but it smells so lovely like you cook fresh plum-jam.
    DBCA...
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    Re: Galaxolide 50% IPM - Scent?

    Hello Mr.Ruskin,

    the Paris one i didn't smelled so far, i have to try.
    Thanks for suggesting.
    When i smell Eternity which i bought my mother i always get that slight cherry-tonation but also...
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    Re: Galaxolide 50% IPM - Scent?

    Hello,

    if i smelled Tresor the first time i couldn't tell a big difference to Eternity or is it just me with that perception...?

    Greets:

    Hondo

    P.S.:
    to mumsy:
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    Re: Galaxolide 50% IPM - Scent?

    Hello Mumsy,

    when it comes to musks i am not really that good to describe, please forgive cause i would considering me just as a child in the perfumery thing...
    But Mr.Ruskin is right when our...
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    Re: how can that be, smelled cocos...

    Hello,

    thanks for your replies.
    to mumsy:
    With the passionfruit smell is interesting and i have one AC that smells like that (Oxane) which i think was also found as a natural occurance.
    It has...
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    Re: how can that be, smelled cocos...

    Hello Mumsy,

    thanks for your reply that site is really interesting, there is also listed wine for the occurance of the coco-lactone.
    We didn't have wine but quite some grapes as plants but i...
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    how can that be, smelled cocos...

    Hello,

    today i had 2 times something weird outside i smelled faint in the cocos-direction really close to gamma-Nonalactone or so called C-18.
    Then i thought maybe i can detect something from my...
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    Re: Galaxolide 50% IPM - Scent?

    Hello,

    first time i also had just Galaxolide-50 IPM and i liked it very much.
    Then here in the forum someone asked about the Galaxolide to have an berry-like tonation in it and i can agree that....
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    Re: Food Flavourings,where to...

    Hello guys,

    again thank you all for your help very useful hints everywhere and nice books.

    best greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: Food Flavourings,where to...

    Oh thanks,

    thats very gentle for your help thats a really good site.
    I think i will have some nice reads the next days/weeks and i have no doubt i will find there a good link for an book.
    Many...
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    Re: Hexyl Cinnamaldehyde

    Thanks Mr.Ruskin,

    my cinnamic-alcohol smells really interesting it's only a hint of cinnamon and on the other hand juicy sugary.
    But not that dry sharp impression like cassia EO.
    As impressions...
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    Food Flavourings,where to...

    Hello guys,

    first i have to apologize cause maybe this isn't to 100% perfume related but i am having a hard time to find something about it.
    I thought when i can't get information here then...
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    Re: Hexyl Cinnamaldehyde

    That really sounds like my bad sample first minutes to quarter of an hour it smells right then it goes sharp pungent and sour.
    My fresh one never gives an sour undertone at any stage on the...
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    Re: Hexyl Cinnamaldehyde

    Hello,

    i have a sample of hexyl-cinnamal that is gone bad.
    On the blotter it smells slighlty sour mixed with damp cardboard.
    Then i have a good sample of it and it smells much like Hedione but...
  58. Re: Perfumery Material preparation with Soxhlet extractor

    Hello,

    extracting with an Soxhlet is an interesting thing but i could imagine from that little plant material no great amounts of endproduct would come out.
    What also would be very interesting if...
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    Re: Peru balsam tincture

    Hello,

    if i remember correctly if you use the destilled oil (maybe a special fraction) of the Peru-Balsam that would be okay.
    To the experts please correct me if i am wrong.

    greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: Reformulation later?

    Hello,

    i am also really new to the perfume-making thing say for about one and a half year now.
    Through reading and per trial and error i learned a lot and the best thing about perfume it's a...
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    Re: Help needed for a Woody Male ;)

    Hello,

    i would back down the lavender quite a bit and from the nutmeg i would make an 10% dilution and put that in drop by drop at the very end if the base formula around is good.
    Don't know if...
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    Re: Notes that have a sparkling/tingling effect

    Hello,

    back in time i read about "decenal-4-trans" that it can bring an sparkly cool glitter to an perfume especially with bergamot and other citrusy topnotes imparting an tremendous lift.
    ...
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    Re: A day at the beach

    Hello,

    if we have very hot days here in germany there's nothing better for me than the classical american cologne "Florida water".
    (which also is very acceptable in price.)
    It smells very fresh...
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    Re: Zinc in the life and smelling of a Perfumer

    My chemist teacher often said that the hair of blonde women contains more gold.
    But i never found an source if this is really the matter.
    The human body is a wonder of nature.

    Greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: Musk anosmia among perfumers

    Hello,

    here i think i have the ingredient list:
    link
    But it is still arkward to me as it is sayd on the list:
    "Zinc(as Zinc Gluconat) 50mg" but i think they mean 1 pill has 50mg real zinc...
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    Re: Musk anosmia among perfumers

    Hello,

    i think i read that as well yesterday that 50mg of pure zinc could lend in poisoning over a longer period not to mention the addings of zinc with the normal food.

    but i think we have to...
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    Re: Rose Ketone Family Complete List

    Hello,

    i know the thread is a bit older but yesterday i found an pdf with a nice list of rose-ketones which might be of interest:
    link
    (scroll down a bit for the list.)

    Greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: Musk anosmia among perfumers

    Hello,

    thats very interesting with the zinc.
    How long one have to take the zinc-gluconat or do you smell better just after one pill say after 1 or 2 hours...?

    I also have a bit of trouble...
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    Re: Benzyl Benzoate, smell of...

    Hello,

    thank you all for your help.

    I think i would make an experiment and put some of the benzyl benzoate in my living room to go liquid again.
    As i remember correctly it had no odour in...
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    Benzyl Benzoate, smell of...

    Hello,

    the last week i got benzyl benzoate for my dilutions of musk ketone.
    It was still liquid fresh out the package and to me odourless but a day in my cellar at 15 degrees centigrade it has...
  71. Re: Is it possible to use rotten garbage in a fragrance ?

    Hello,

    back in time i read an interesting article about an young woman who made her final exam about perfumery and tried her mixtures at Givaudin.
    Her name is Melina Ehrsam and her finished...
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    Re: Musk anosmia among perfumers

    Hello,

    i have Galaxolide 50 IPM and first smelled i was in love.I often read that it has that typical laundry-smell but mine solved in Isopropylmyristate reminded me of berries which i like very...
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    Re: Hedione and Sandalwood

    Hello,

    ah good i understand, thanks.

    Now first i thought there could be an disharmony with one or some ingredients in your sandalwood-synthetic base with the hedione.
    (as we don't sure know...
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    Re: Hedione and Sandalwood

    Hello,

    please excuse me but i didn't get the outcome of this reply.
    I realised that you got an green tea accord with your mixture but the rest i don't understand.
    "i have not smelled it, but it...
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    Re: Hedione and Sandalwood

    Hello Milhaus,

    as my little experience goes i read a few times that if you mix hedione with ionones (especially beta-ionone) there is formed an green-tea accord which in some mixtures isn't wanted...
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    Re: Jean Claude Elena basenote

    Hello,

    if i remember correctly Lilial is listed on the ingredients-list on the perfume package but under its another name "butylphenyl-methylpropional".
    But that doesn't mean that melonal or...
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    Re: Jean Claude Elena basenote

    Hello,

    when i first sniffed "Jardin sur le Nil" i directly thinked of my Lilial down the cellar.
    To me it has that strong watery slightly floral feeling which can be smelled in many feminine...
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    Re: Smell of burning herbs

    Hello Nizan,

    here i have found an site about many pyrazines:
    link
    click below on the site "Pyrazine Specialties Catalog" there you get tons of pyrazine-derrivates with odour-descriptions and...
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    Re: Pyrolysis of herbs

    Hello Nizan,

    for the first question i think that just as well for professionals in the GC/MS it will get very complicated to say what starting materials are used.
    As i remember as a chemist if...
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    Re: Preservatives & Benzophenone

    Hello,

    with the Benzophenone there often is an confusion.
    Mainly if one speakes about Benzophenone he means the AC which smells slightly rosy/slightly metallic geranium and the CAS-Number is...
  81. Re: Is this Ambergris? Can you please help me identify this, found on beach in San Diego.

    Hello,

    last times a saw multiple tv-shows about the dumpings in the north and eastern-sea.
    If your are unlucky you will get lumps of white phosphorous or the worst case some lumps of mustard-gas....
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    Re: Raspberry-Ketone, strange things...

    Hello,

    also here many thanks for your help.
    I think i will see what dilution is right for me, i will start at 5% in DPG and look what is best.

    Greetings:

    Hondo
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    Re: i love pistachio ...

    Hello,

    many thanks for all your replies.
    That last formula i didn't know, nice.
    I mean that i read far back that such pistachio-flavours also could be made with some pyrazines in very high...
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    i love pistachio ...

    Hello,

    who else loves the smell of a nice pistachio-icecream...?

    Today i wanna share some findings of an pistachio-aroma i got the last days.
    By the way in my region it is very difficult to...
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    Re: Raspberry-Ketone, strange things...

    Hello,

    thanks to all for your help.
    Today i could smell the raspberry-note better when i openen the glassbottles but i had to take a bit distance to my nose.

    another question:
    i read that...
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    Re: Raspberry-Ketone, strange things...

    Hello,

    thanks for your reply.

    I also don't know whats going on with my nose right now.
    Earlier with the little sample i once let it stand open in my perfume-room and i could smell it the first...
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    Raspberry-Ketone, strange things...

    Hello,

    today i received some of the raspberry-Ketone in an plastic bottle (around 50g).
    Usually i can detect very tiny amounts of it in many perfumes but in the pure form today i can only smell...
  88. Re: Analyse a fragrance, Miami Glow opening notes?

    Hello,

    thank you for the explanation, i didn't know that.
    Of the isomer thing i didn't come.

    best regards:

    Hondo
  89. Re: Analyse a fragrance, Miami Glow opening notes?

    Hello,

    "Oxane which contains Oxathiane" that confuses me a bit.
    (What's the meaning of that...?)
    Even more confusing to me as Mr.Kiler listed the CAS-NR.67715-80-4 and the name...
  90. Re: Analyse a fragrance, Miami Glow opening notes?

    Hello,

    maybe i could help.
    I have stuff labelled Oxane which is chemically "2-methyl-4-propyl-1,3-oxathiane" and if i remember right it is also called Oxathiane.
    (for the professionals,pls...
  91. Thread: Good heliotope

    by Hondo
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    Re: Good heliotope

    Hello,

    thanks Mr.Bartlett for your suggestion of the acetanisol.
    I was really pleased as i walked down my cellar and realized that i have 4-Methoxyacetophenon which later came to mind that this...
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    Re: Gunpowder essence

    Hello,

    i have guaiacwood-resin solved in ethanol and i like it too, to me it has a slight smoky impression but mainly it reminds me of cold coffee.
    If you didn't want the coffee impression you...
  93. Thread: Osmanthus

    by Hondo
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    Re: Osmanthus

    Hello,

    thanks for the information i like apricot as well i have to try it out.

    Greetings:

    Hondo
  94. Thread: Osmanthus

    by Hondo
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    Re: Osmanthus

    Hello,

    i also love my osmanthus-absolute with its clear green tea-like aroma of peaches.
    But i also have C-14 (gamma-undecalactone) which to me has this huge cream note beside the peach and i...
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    Re: Gunpowder essence

    Hello,

    what i forget to say:
    to get this flinty/mineral impression i also think like sayd the sourness of the grapefruit could be one direction.
    But also to mention i think something slight...
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    Re: Gunpowder essence

    Hello,

    if you also say about an flinty impression to my mind also comes Terre d'Hermes.
    To me it has this mineral/flinty impression maybe with its ingredients one could also get to the gunpowder...
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    Re: Gunpowder essence

    Hello Mark,

    if you mean that party-poppers one have to pull the string and then they shoot out confetti or something...
    ...you have to be careful cause they have a friction sensitive mixture...
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    Re: Amber-Grisea, old instruction...

    Hello,

    thanks for your suggestions.
    As i remember in real ambergris the odorous component ambrox(an) is only present at a level of 0,5 percent.
    The major component ambrein is labelled odourless...
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    Re: Fragrances that made you react physically

    Hello,

    my first jawdropping experience in the good way i had with "Tauer/Incense Rose".
    For me its one of a kind.The rose is dewy, mouthwatering and lasts for ages.
    Once i applied it prior a...
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    Amber-Grisea, old instruction...

    Hello,

    i have this nice old book which is called "the modern perfumery" in which there are many nice formulas.
    The best preparation for the ambergris they say one should do:
    Take your ambergris...
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