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Fragrance Test Kit

The energy patterns of synthetic fragrances used in perfume, personal care products and household products.
27 vials.

Fragrance Test Kit

Ref: 8026

£31.20

 

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various fragrance bottles

  • Detailed Description

    The energy patterns of synthetic fragrances used in perfume, personal care products and household products. 27 test vials.


    FR1    Allantoin
    In perfume and some personal care products.

    FR2    Amylcinnamaldehyde        
    Floral or apple fragrance; a commonly used synthetic perfume present in a wide range of personal care and household products.

    FR3    Balsam Of Peru    
    A flavouring used in tobacco, drinks and food, and a fixative and fragrance in perfumes; gives a pine fragrance; may cause contact dermatitis.

    FR4    Benzaldehyde        
    Sweet, bitter, sharp, almond and cherry fragrance; many synthetic perfumes are derived from this chemical.

    FR5    Benzophenome / Diphenylmethanone/ Phenyl Ketone/ Diphenyl Ketone/ Benzoylbenzene        
    A rose or geranium-like fragrance; widely used.

    FR6    Benzyl Acetate
    Widely used in perfumed products to give a ‘floral smell’.

    FR7    Benzyl Alcohol / Phenylmethanol    
    Used in manufacture of synthetic perfumes and flavourings; found in cosmetics, personal care products and in ointments; also used as a photographic developer for colour film, as an embedding material in microscopy, and as an industrial solvent; used as a preservative for injectable drugs, and in contact lens cleaners.

    FR8    Camphor
    Gives a spicy, minty or woody perfume; also used as a plasticiser.

    FR9    Cineole/ Eucalyptol        
    Eucalyptus, minty, herbal, rosemary fragrance; also used to mask unpleasant odours.

    FR10    b-Citronellol    
    A common artificial perfume; Found in personal care products, cosmetics and household products.

    FR11    Diethyl Maleate        
    Fragrance of green apples; may cause contact dermatitis.

    FR12    Ethyl Acetate        
    Dry, fruity, musty, pineapple fragrance; found in perfumes, perfumed products, nail polishes, and nail polish removers; also used industrially as a solvent for varnishes, lacquers and nitrocellulose, and in the manufacture of rayon and leather and photographic films; used in decaffeination of tea and coffee; in Australia, allowed as a carrier for food flavourings.   

    FR13    Geraniol    
    A synthetic chemical used as a general purpose perfume (rose and geranium) and flavouring (apple, blueberry, cherry, grapefruit, lemon, lime, orange, peach, pineapple, watermelon) in food, personal care products, cosmetics and household products.

    FR14    Hydroxycitronellal        
    Widely used to impart a floral perfume in personal care products and cosmetics; also used as a flavouring in food; may be found in some antiseptics and insecticides; may cause contact dermatitis.

    FR15    Isoeugenol        
    Used to give a blossom-like or oriental-type fragrance; commonly used perfume in personal care products; also used in the manufacture of vanillin.

    FR16    Isopropyl Acetate        
    Used as a solvent for perfume; found in cleaning fluids, printing ink, cosmetics and personal care products.

    FR17    Limonene    
    Lemon-orange fragrance; used as a raw material for the chemical synthesis of terpene, adhesives and flavourings (e.g. Menthol), so a common ingredient in perfumed products.

    FR18    Linalool    
    A floral scent with a touch of spiciness; one of the most frequently used perfumes; may be from natural sources or synthetic; found in personal care products, cosmetics and household products.
     
    FR19    Methyl Salicylate    
    Used in perfume; also found in artificial flavours, sports rubs and pain relief creams

    FR20    Myrcene    

    Bay, juniper, lemongrass, spearmint, hops, orange zest. Widely used in personal care products.

    FR21    Nerol    
    Widely used in personal care products.

    FR22    Oak Moss        
    A ‘masculine’ perfume derived from lichen; used in men’s personal care products and earthy, woody perfumes.

    FR23    Ocimene        
    A widely used perfume in cosmetics, personal care products and household products.

    FR24    Phenethyl Alcohol
    Used extensively in perfumed products and in soap.

    FR25    Pinene    
    Fresh, sweet, pine, woody fragrance; widely used in personal care products.

    FR26    Terpinene        
    Widely used in personal care products.

    FR27    Terpineol    
    Widely used in perfumed products.

  • Comments

    Exposure to perfume occurs not only because of perfume the person uses themselves, but also those used by other people, and encountered in shops and household products.

    It is easy to think of perfumes as only being used in perfumes, air fresheners and similar products, but perfumes (often a mixture of many different synthetic products) are added to a whole range of products:
    cosmetics, personal care products, detergents and household cleaning agents, etc.

    The finished product will not necessarily have a strong smell, because the perfume may have been added to disguise the unpleasant smell of active ingredients, e.g. in hair dyes.  

    Perfume mixes added to products are listed in the ingredients as ‘parfum’ or ‘fragrance’. The exact composition of these may vary over time even for the same product, as the manufacturer adjust the fragrance mix in relation to variations in the smell of the raw ingredients.

    Many chemicals used as fragrances are also used as flavourings in food, drink and medicines. 95% of chemicals used in fragrances are synthetic compounds derived from petroleum.


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