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Tolu balsam

blend, FG

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Synonym(s):
Balsam tolu, Myroxylon toluiferum l
CAS Number:
FEMA Number:
3069
EC Number:
MDL number:

biological source

synthetic (mixture of 79% natural and 21% nature identical components)
synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012

contains

Shellac as additive

mp

55-60 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

balsam

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organoleptic

balsam

organoleptic

floral; balsamic; sweet

organoleptic

green; fruity; floral; herbaceous

organoleptic

coconut; oily; sweet

biological source

synthetic (mixture of 79% natural and 21% nature identical components)

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

mp

55-60 °C (lit.)

mp

34-37 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

13-17 °C (lit.)

General description

Tolubalsam has a sweet, cinnamon-like, tenacious odor. It is used in the perfume and soap industries as a fixative to prolong scents. It is also used as an ingredient in confectionary products, cosmetics, and as an additive to tobacco .

Application

Tolubalsam is used as a fixative in perfumery and soapmaking. (3)

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Constituents of commercial Tolu balsam
Wahlberg I, et al,
Acta Chemica Scandinavica, 25(9), 3285-3295 (1971)
[The substitution of a syrup of tolu balsam with a therapeutically equivalent preparation].
E Gafiţanu et al.
Revista medico-chirurgicala a Societatii de Medici si Naturalisti din Iasi, 95(3-4), 345-346 (1991-07-01)
[Proposal for the Pharmacopeia: tolu balsam fluid extract].
M Carlassare
Bollettino chimico farmaceutico, 119(12), 731-737 (1980-12-01)
Ketaki Bhate et al.
Dermatitis : contact, atopic, occupational, drug, 21(6), 317-320 (2010-12-15)
many topical products are used in the genital region. Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) may develop from product use or due to treatment of an underlying dermatosis. our goal was to identify the frequency of ACD and identify top allergens in

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