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Price: €8.50 – €140.30
Benzyl Alcohol Natural Isolate
Adam Michael has this to say “Benzyl Alcohol Natural Isolate is a water-like clear fluid material with a very mild, delicate scent, often described as phenolic, floral, and only faintly almond-like when fresh. Widely used in the cosmetic industry alongside perfumery, Benzyl Alcohol is completely soluble in alcohol and only partly soluble in water (4g/100ml, and requires a little patience), but it is also an useful solvent thanks to its polarity, low toxicity, and low vapour pressure. Upon ageing this material develops a quite strong bitter almond note (that is, when benzaldehyde starts to form), and usually that is the moment when the material gets replaced with a fresh batch.
For those who seek a bitter almond note however, purchasing some Benzyl Alcohol Natural Isolate and leaving it to age could be a useful way to obtain that note, especially when it proves challenging to obtain. Relatively tenacious and with a faint to medium odour strength, it is a widely used and relatively inexpensive material.”
Arctander has this to say “Used in perfumery as a blender, in some florals quite extensively. Jasmin, Gardenia and Lilac may often be composed using Benzyl alcohol although this material is really dispensable in most cases.”
Need Bigger Amounts?
This product is now offered in 3 wholesale pack sizes. Prices before vat are as follows – 50G = 35 Euros, 100G = 59 Euros, 250G = 115 Euros. Prices displayed here do include vat on top – but if you are Europe based (Italy not included) and vat registered, just enter your vat number at checkout and the 22% vat will be deducted. Likewise if you reside in USA, Canada or Russia, you don’t need to do anything as the vat is removed at checkout automatically : )
Extracted from cinnamon essential oil.