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Powerful, sweet, coconut-like, woody, dry, coumarinic, waxy, oily, buttery odour. It is less coconut-like than gamma-nonalactone, more hay-like, powdery.


Intensely sweet, creamy and coconut-like odour. Oily, waxy and metallic undertones. Useful in many florals.
“Its intense sweetness and tenacity is often utilized along with that of Undecanolide (…) in Gardenia, Tuberose, Honeysuckle, Stephanotis, Plumeria, Jasmin and many other heavy floral types.” (Arctander)