musk xylol

musk xylol

[′məsk ′zī‚lȯl]
(organic chemistry)
(NO2)3C6(CH3)2C(CH3)3 White to yellow crystals with powerful musk aroma; soluble in various oils and phthalates, insoluble in water; congeals at 105°C; used as a perfume fixative. Also known as musk xylene; 2,4,6-trinitro-1,3-dimethyl-5-tert-butylbenzene.
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These extended 72-hour studies of the fate of six chemicals (retinal, musk xylol, methyleugenol, catechol, diethanolamine and disperse blue 1).