Fragrant molecules

Sekar, N.
June 2008
Chemical Business;Jun2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p49
Trade Publication
The article discusses the chemistry of perfumes. It mentions that the perfumes used to be entirely manufactured with the use of natural materials yet the modern perfumery industry has began to use synthetic organic chemicals. It examines the composition of top, heart and base notes for synthetic perfumes. It stresses that in order to ensure that the volatile elements do not lose their fragrances, the base notes must not hold back the heart notes.


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