Search:

Type: Posts; User: pkiler; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.08 seconds.

  1. Re: Lyral & Lilial alternate (replacer) bases per application

    I think that Lilial is easy enough to replace...
    Lyral is much harder to replace, from all perspectives, not just olfactory, but performance also.
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    321

    Re: geosmin room scent

    Dilute in alcohol: 1 part geosmin to 10,000 parts alcohol.
  3. Re: Is Creating Perfume still in Susan's hands?

    uh-oh, there went my fast shipping and arrival..
  4. Replies
    3
    Views
    361

    Re: Alcohol alternatives?

    Look for raw materials suppliers here:
    http://www.perfumersearch.com/Materials.html

    You will readily find suppliers for these items that you seek.

    Jojoba is a wax, not everything is soluble in...
  5. Re: Some questions about Lyral,Apo Patchone Coeur and

    In Both cases, you need to get used to the material properties, get to know the materials themselves. Not everything smells "nice" but they are still very useful.
    Lyral doesn't really need any...
  6. Re: Tweaking Composition & Struggling to get Precise with Pipettes

    If you value the surface finish on your table, I would recommend using a surface protector of some kind... Otherwise your fluid will deteriorate the finish.

    Make plans now for expansion... could...
  7. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,115

    Re: Frankincense/ incense aromachemicals

    Without me spending half an hour to list out raw materials, I suggest that you spend some time researching previous threads here for an exhaustive pattern of favorite raw materials.

    Or learn to...
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,115

    Re: Frankincense/ incense aromachemicals

    alpha pinene works for the top... is that where you are most concerned?
  9. Re: Tweaking Composition & Struggling to get Precise with Pipettes

    It is fine to add afterwards.
    You are struggling to have accuracy for fine amounts, because your sample size is too small, dictating tiny amounts.

    Increase your sample size to 10g.
  10. Replies
    4
    Views
    485

    Re: Oakmoss note in soy wax

    Have you tried Evernyl?
  11. Replies
    4
    Views
    803

    Re: Irisone & leather advice sought

    Highly diluted leaf alcohol, and highly diluted Adoxal, and highly diluted Galbanum. If you have these three at 10% already, make another set of 1% dilutions...
  12. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,266

    Re: Bioethanol base possible ?

    Again, send a link to the bioethanol SDS for review.
  13. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,513

    Re: Working with Iris Abs Synth 184031

    Phenolic plastic cap, and a polycone liner. Not what he said above.
  14. Re: Learning perfumery from the ground up (all my mistakes)

    James, What headspace results are you looking for?
  15. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,284

    Re: Modern fragrances without 'the big four'

    WOW! Thanks! that saves me from my thought to try it out! :-)
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    619

    Re: Orange Peel Tincture

    Definitely, Water in the tincture causes problems...
  17. Replies
    11
    Views
    562

    Re: Vetiver dilution

    I suppose that if you are concerned for viscosity, you could add some alcohol, maybe make it 80% Vetiver, 20% alcohol. But, your end dosage is usually high, in relation to other materials, so you...
  18. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,284

    Re: Modern fragrances without 'the big four'

    That would be from the notoriously unreliable Perfumers World, Bulletin #8.
  19. Replies
    11
    Views
    562

    Re: Vetiver dilution

    Don't bother to dilute your vetiver. Where did you purchase it?
  20. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,266

    Re: Bioethanol base possible ?

    I think in the past that we've determined that these fuels are not good or safe for Perfumery. Do not buy or use for any purpose, even cleaning. If memory serves me correctly, these contain some...
  21. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,266

    Re: Bioethanol base possible ?

    send a link to the bioethanol SDS for review.
  22. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,480

    Re: Damascones Not On GCMS Reports

    Most likely, those GCMS reports are not very exhaustive, as they cost more money. Lower resolution GC reports are more common, and the lower resolution can exclude these low qty occurring molecules.
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,350

    Re: Which EOs/ACs should I buy first?

    Hi, given your choices right now, and not changing or adding anything here, here's what I would recommend, but there are still some choices to be made.

    Black Tea, just as Jolieo says above, Tea is...
  24. Thread: Bleach note

    by pkiler
    Replies
    24
    Views
    3,504

    Re: Bleach note

    Ah, I see that the Ajax thread also went here, so I'll post my note again here:
    I just received a sample of 2-methyl pentanal, CAS 123-15-9, and at full strength, goes a long ways towards the odor...
  25. Re: Ajax and Comet Cleanser - recreating it in a perfume?

    After receiving a new molecule, this at full strength goes a long ways towards the odor of blechy bleach / chlorine, 2-methyl pentanal. CAS# 123-15-9
    But diluted, it may not end up as you wish... ...
  26. Re: New to perfume making, how safe is it to make perfume?

    As always dosage is key.
    Acetaldehyde can be problematic in high dosage, but in minuscule dose, not really problematic.
  27. Replies
    5
    Views
    493

    Re: reusing PA bottles

    Cleaning the bottles is easy enough, many ways mentioned here. But its the caps and the seal that can be more problematic. Sure, I have a huge box of used bottles, and reuse some, but I try to use...
  28. Re: Essential oils settled to the bottom of %96 ethanol

    Agreed, something is in a carrier oil...or is a carrier oil.
  29. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,683

    Re: Strange white "Moss" in my blend

    Sounds like too much water, from somewhere, possibly.
  30. Replies
    6
    Views
    735

    Re: Linden blossom Accord

    How did the linalyl anhtranilate sub work with the nerolione ?
  31. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,180

    Re: Creamy tobacco fragrance

    I don't know what other spice molecules you might have, maybe dihydroeugenol or methyl diantilis? They could be helpful for spice/clove bits.
    Looking at your formula, woods are not really there,...
  32. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,180

    Re: Creamy tobacco fragrance

    These are your real values, if it helps to understand the formula better:



    Vertofix
    26.47%


    Safranal
    0.25%
  33. Re: Enfleurage pommade mixing with alcohol - Pommade/Alcohol ratios?

    Off hand, I can only think to use the same amount of alcohol as there is fat. The reason I say that is that you need to rinse the oil out of the fat, and adequately obtain the aromatic oils in the...
  34. Replies
    6
    Views
    662

    Re: Work routines & habits

    I'm afraid that the answer to your very broad question would be a rather long chapter in a book. And my answer would also depend, upon several variables, and hence, requires a number of different...
  35. Replies
    5
    Views
    527

    Re: Living Libations?

    I buy some things from Consolidated Chemical.
  36. Replies
    5
    Views
    527

    Re: Living Libations?

    Excellent find, and they don't use the trigger words, Therapeutic quality...
    A little more on the expensive side.
  37. Re: Has anyone tried the proprietary alcohol/carrier blend from Perfumer's Apprentice

    Depends upon which country you reside.
  38. Re: Solid Fragrance not lasting long what can I do?

    I like the Nemat Frank Resinoid, and use it,
  39. Replies
    6
    Views
    466

    Re: Green tea absolute

    Yes, you can very easily run green tea absolute over...
    You can use my Black tea base as part of reinforcements,
    But the particular green tea different topnote from black tea will be hard for you...
  40. Re: Has anyone tried the proprietary alcohol/carrier blend from Perfumer's Apprentice

    The alcohol carrier blend at PA is for those with less skill, needing to make fragrances last better, and smell with less alcohol, both tasks just require better materials, knowledge and experience. ...
  41. Re: Solid Fragrance not lasting long what can I do?

    Actually, they are all topnotes... the most common Frankincense is Serrata / Sacra, which is very toppy, the first 17 molecules in the GC I just looked at were 92.6% of the oil, and those 17 just...
  42. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Syringes - Why Not?

    Like I said, they are playing:

    "You are a perfume enthusiast, you would like to acquire or perfect your knowledge. Come take courses in our training center in the heart of Paris and discover our...
  43. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Syringes - Why Not?

    All Perfumery is done by weight. Anyone teaching to use volume or drops is just playing.
  44. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,444

    Re: labdanum & hydrocarboresin

    HCR and Labdanum are different in odor profile, yes you need both.
  45. Re: Total Noob looking for their first 20 materials

    Scott, "dirty" depends upon your definition of dirty...

    My own perfume "Dirty Rose" uses earthy dirt-y for the definition. But you may intend another definition...
  46. Re: Total Noob looking for their first 20 materials

    He's referring to atlas. Don't confuse the guy...
  47. Replies
    2
    Views
    458

    Re: Fixative crystals

    Likely anything can be diluted.

    But you're not being specific as to what material you are asking about. Do you have another name or a CAS# ?
  48. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,926

    Re: Tuberose Bases and thoughts from PK

    I sent 50g for Christine to send out as samples while I get more made...
    Just ask her for a sample/..
  49. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,057

    Re: Deep masculine fragrances

    hmm, well, it could be... But unless I contact Susan at CP, or actually buy it, I can't see how I could confirm or deny that supposition...
    You would probably tell easiest if the SDS was posted,...
  50. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,057

    Re: Deep masculine fragrances

    I would recommend to get these:

    https://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/armenian-wood-base-firmenich/
    https://perfumersupplyhouse.com/product/limbwood-base-firmenich-109289-b/...
  51. Re: Alcohol maturation, cant it happen in the bottle?

    Different reactions tend to take place in the concentrate and in reaction with the alcohol, but the same concentrate reactions can continue in the alcohol. So, suggest to cut short your concentrate...
  52. Replies
    11
    Views
    766

    Re: About microdosing

    YES. :-)
  53. Thread: Ft V??

    by pkiler
    Replies
    8
    Views
    741

    Re: Ft V??

    The GCMS that I had done from my own bottle of original Fahrenheit was the relatively simple normal older PA GCMS result.

    That result showed a relatively unknown molecule, 3,6-NONADIEN-1-YL...
  54. Thread: Ft V??

    by pkiler
    Replies
    8
    Views
    741

    Re: Ft V??

    I do see something show up in discussion of genes / enzymes:

    " (1,3) -fucosyltransferase ( FUT-V ) " and

    "A systematic gram-scale synthesis of different fucosylated lactosamine...
  55. Thread: Ft V??

    by pkiler
    Replies
    8
    Views
    741

    Re: Ft V??

    Not heard of it, can you share context, or the formula where you find it?
  56. Replies
    3
    Views
    425

    Re: Uncedcyclic aldehyde

    Yes, a typo...

    Undecanal, undecenal, undecanol, undecenol, undecanoic, undecylic, and undecylenic are
    all easy to confuse, some mean the same or nearly the same things, some show a molecular...
  57. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,181

    Re: Nature in a bottle supplier

    Nature in a bottle has been well discussed and debunked here as a valid vendor. You may find my strong opinion stated if you search for it.
  58. Thread: Coffee Tincture

    by pkiler
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,735

    Re: Coffee Tincture

    Excuse me? Congratulations, you just earned a merit badge.
  59. Thread: Coffee Tincture

    by pkiler
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,735

    Re: Coffee Tincture

    Sure, I bet the smoke comes through OK...
  60. Thread: Coffee Tincture

    by pkiler
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,735

    Re: Coffee Tincture

    Tea and coffee both, even when using natural extraction of essential oils and absolutes are really, most often too weak to use. And they are the concentrated version of the tincture... coffee...
  61. Thread: Coffee Tincture

    by pkiler
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,735

    Re: Coffee Tincture

    Sorry to say this, but tincturing Coffee is a waste of time and materials. Same with Tea.
  62. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,007

    Re: PerfumersWorld's quality of Raw Materials?

    Just about any retail supplier can beat this outlandish price:

    Cashmeran US$ 1.65 /gram

    not considering shipping, for their price of 72g, I buy an entire kg. (AND* at the 1kg price, not even...
  63. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,044

    Re: Odorless constituents of naturals

    You can get some of them, if they are fatty acids or their ethyl and / or methyl esters.
    Occasionally, I will use some fatty acids in a perfume. Occasionally, some show up in Perfume's GCMS results...
  64. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,044

    Re: Odorless constituents of naturals

    These odorless molecules often serve as fixation.
  65. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,683

    Re: Floral Accords - Replacements

    Citronellol - Definitely, you cannot sub Citronella EO, even though it is 11% Citronellol, and 26% Geraniol, it is filled with 36% sharp citric Citronellal. This citronellal is going to completely...
  66. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,007

    Re: PerfumersWorld's quality of Raw Materials?

    Being a broken record here, most people with experience avoid PW. Personally, I've never bought any materials from them, on purpose.
    But by all means, buy from whoever you want to... after awhile,...
  67. Thread: Oak and Ginger

    by pkiler
    Replies
    18
    Views
    1,508

    Re: Oak and Ginger

    For a perfume that I just completed for a client, I stacked all of the Ginger products to take the Ginger odor from top to lower middle.
  68. Replies
    3
    Views
    513

    Re: Ambroxan China / Alibaba

    There are only a few items that I bother to buy directly from Chinese suppliers, but that is because I can't get them from USA suppliers.
  69. Re: is it safe to work with pure aromachemicals/naturals inside a dorm?

    I have three windows in my lab, that are opened if something is too smelly.
    No, I don't need to change airfilters any more frequently, and no, I don't wear a mask when doing anything, unless some...
  70. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,133

    Re: CO2's what are the pros and cons?

    This is very true:
    "CO2 extracts, which are called "totals", do contain plant waxes, and are soluble only partially. Those are suitable for skin care like lotions,creams etc.
    CO2 extracts, which...
  71. Re: is it safe to work with pure aromachemicals/naturals inside a dorm?

    You may face an issue with a Fire Marshal, should they inspect your room and find alcohol... And as long as your school understands that you are not storing large amounts of flammable materials,...
  72. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,307

    Re: Here's A Basic Pineapple Accord

    Paradisone is not available on the open market.. you might be thinking of something else.
  73. Thread: Blackberry

    by pkiler
    Replies
    24
    Views
    1,606

    Re: Blackberry

    Yes, I like the TGSC made Blackberry base, but since TGSC is not selling anything now, it's not shipping ANYWHERE...
    But that base is NOT the same as anything else, and is certainly not Dewberry.
  74. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,112

    Re: AC "Common" Nomenclature & Translation

    I'd think that by reading perfumery books in French, that most of this question would show itself...
  75. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,018

    Re: Ceramic funnel still retains smell

    these are relatively cheap to dedicate a funnel to each fragrance usage.
    Label it with a brother p-touch label, which takes soaking in alcohol to destroy, while sharpie and paper labels come off too...
  76. Replies
    3
    Views
    453

    Re: old raw materials

    Those are all fine for a long long time after whatever date they have on them.
  77. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,736

    Re: Loss of smell due to COVID-19

    Yes, Thanks so much, and so sorry for your troubles...

    As a working Perfumer, I am extra careful... Don't need to be out of commission for months...!
  78. Re: Tincturing Holy Basil (Tulsi) And Sweet Basil

    It seems to me, looking at the GC for basil, that the molecules are lighter molecules, and if you dry for three days, many of them will have evaporated.
    I agree that drying the leaves would be...
  79. Re: help with relaxing ocean/sea and sun reed diffuser scent

    Rafael, Did you read the thread from a few months ago for the beach themed competition?
    Look that up and read it.
    Have you looked and searched for "Rain" in the forum for ideas there?
    You will...
  80. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,733

    Re: Vanilla thought experiment

    My Vanilla base starts FROM a real vanilla bean natural tincture, and is expanded/augmented/duplicated to in the end, be approximate to an Absolute at a 50% dilution. I tested every single vanilla...
  81. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    Contrebande, and Aseewald... I think that your goals are very close...
    It would be sooo good to work together on something, building up community and relationship, I hope that you two can work it...
  82. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    I really have no idea, Ask John L.
  83. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,733

    Re: Vanilla thought experiment

    If you wanted to start with a vanilla extract, despite all of what has been mentioned above, and you just wanted to remove the alcohol, using a Rotovap under vacuum would remove the alcohol...
  84. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    No, I've had no response to my calls, emails, or my handmade card. (one would have thought that a clearly handmade card would have elicited a reaction... Unless I made it too good, and they thought...
  85. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    And for the record. LOL! I think that the cost limit that I have paid for a Perfumery subject book is not over $350 / book. But several of them now are unobtainium and very costly, as you...
  86. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    I called TGSC today, and left a message...
  87. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    I think that probably RJR paid him and possibly Mr Boelens to build a large database used in the manufacturing of Cigarettes.
  88. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,804

    Re: Perfumery Data Preservation Project

    John Leffingwell worked for RJ Reynolds for many years...
  89. Thread: Spice notes

    by pkiler
    Replies
    8
    Views
    702

    Re: Spice notes

    Yes, 'normal' 'golden' ginger EO is made from the dried Ginger roots, and is a middle note. The SCO2 is much brighter. Some, (maybe all) CO2's are actually made from fresh undried ginger as well. ...
  90. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,926

    Re: Tuberose Bases and thoughts from PK

    Regarding Anisyl Propanal (Cathoxal) / MA Schiff base, aka Canthoxalia and Anthranolene, like so many MA Schiff bases, it leans towards Orange Blossom, and considering that many Tuberose bases start...
  91. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,926

    Re: Tuberose Bases and thoughts from PK

    Yes, PSH has 50g to send out as samples.
    No, Have not tried the Biolandes Artessence... Didn't even know of it...
  92. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,926

    Tuberose Bases and thoughts from PK

    Hello, I thought I would place a dedicated thread not already hijacked, about Tuberose bases.
    This is quite long and really, an Opus type of post, it may take you some time to read and absorb it......
  93. Replies
    83
    Views
    9,850

    Re: The Sandalwood Game Proposal & Entries

    http://d207ibygpg2z1x.cloudfront.net/image/upload/v1540998329/articles_upload/content/fzimfdhnhs6b99bt2bvf.jpg
  94. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,248

    Re: Help replacing materials in PAs formula

    You should buy Alpha Terpineol and Florhydral. AND yes, the formula needs indolic material.
  95. Replies
    29
    Views
    12,737

    Re: Finding good Sandalwood...

    Yes, I even got a notification of a response to this thread that I had "subscribed" to. I don't ever remember that happening in all of my BN time, some little mousey is playing tricks here...
  96. Replies
    4
    Views
    652

    Re: softest, sweetest lavender?

    Look for lavenders with lowered amounts of camphor and eucalyptol / 1,8-cineole, and higher amounts of linalyl acetate and linalool. And you could round it out slightly with a tiny bit of Geraniol...
  97. Re: What word do you use or how do you describe that special aspect of Mysore that makes it so uniqu

    I might answer this way, That seems more like a topnote... ?
    This could be something on the order of myroxide, or mysore acetate. You could possibly substitute some cedryl acetate..
    You could...
  98. Re: What word do you use or how do you describe that special aspect of Mysore that makes it so uniqu

    I'm not sure how you derive that sentiment from my comment.
  99. Re: What word do you use or how do you describe that special aspect of Mysore that makes it so uniqu

    There are many aspects of great Sandalwood...

    Apart from the normal sandalwood type molecules...

    Creamy / milky
    Soft woody powdery
    Deep
    Herbal
    Ambery
    Buttery
  100. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,197

    Re: Mailing Perfume In The US

    Right now there are relaxed rules and regs for hand sanitizer shipment by UPS. I paid for ground on 4 5 gallon containers of 75% Isopropyl alcohol sanitizer, and it was shipped Air overnight for no...
Results 1 to 100 of 500
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000