musk ambrette

musk ambrette

[′məsk ‚am‚bret]
(organic chemistry)
C12H16N2O5 White to yellow powder with heavy musky aroma; soluble in various oils and phthalates, insoluble in water; congeals at 83°C; used as a perfume fixative. Also known as 2,6-dinitro-3-methoxy-4-tert-butyltoluene.
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Photo allergens After radiation Tetrachloro salicylanilide + Chlorhexidine + Triclosan + Methylcoumarin + Musk ambrette + Thiourea + Isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate + Ethylhexyl p-methoxycinnamate + Benzophenone 4 + Oxybenzone + 4-tert-butyl-4'-methoxy-dibenzoylmethane + Benzydamine + Sulfanilamide + Chlorpromazine + Promethazine + Hydrochlorothiazide + Carbamazepine + Piroxicam + Lichen acid mix + P-aminobenzoic acid + + = positive irradiated photo-epicutaneous test
dyes like D and C Red 31 and 17, lemon oil and geraniol in face powders and musk ambrette in incense etc.
Fragrances have long contained several neurotoxic compounds such as musk ambrette (Spencer et al.
Some fixatives are oils such as patchouli, sage and sandalwood; balsams, gums and oleoresins such as benzoin, myrrh and oakmoss; and synthetics such as vanillin, musk ambrette, benzyl cinnamate and ethyl phthalate.
Musk ambrette, a scent popular for aftershave lotions, is one such "photoallergens.