Flavors and Fragrances


Chinese name: Xianglong Xianmi

English name: Ambroxide

Molecular formula: C16H28O; molecular weight: 236.39; CAS No.: 6790-58-5

Structural formula


Physical properties:

Appearance: white crystalline powder; melting point: mp 74~76ºC; specification: 99%; testing method: GC

Specific rotation: [a]25: -29~-31° (C = 1 toluene)

Description: Ambroxide is synthesized from sclareol, with a special ambergris fragrance.


1. It is used as a fixative for perfume and cosmetic essence.

2. It is often used as a perfuming agent and a fixative for soap, talcum powder, cream and shampoo.

3. It is used as a perfuming agent for blended cigarettes.

Packaging: 25kg fiber drums

Storage: In a dry and cool place.