Celestolide (IFF)

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Celestolide (IFF) is an aromachemical that can be used in perfumes, cosmetics, soaps, scented candles and other fragranced products.


Before purchasing, read all the information below and the general product information.
Not intended for use in food, vape liquids or other internal use.
Intended to be mixed with other fragrances: on its own, the scent can be dull or even unpleasant.
Do not use undiluted on the skin: it is a raw material, not an end product.


Celestolide (IFF) has a sweet musky scent, somewhat powdery and with animal aspects. The smell is not particularly strong, but because it is a solid, making a dilution is practical. In IPM a solution of 10% is possible, at 25% not all Celestolide dissolves. Other common solvents such as TEC and DPG are not recommended, a 10% solution is usually not possible. You commonly use Celestolide as part of a musk accord. You usually use between 0,5% and 5% of this substance in the fragrance composition, but more is certainly possible. It combines well with citrus fruits, as well as iris and green flowers. In perfumes it is mainly a base note, it is stable in almost all products, including soap.

Keep cool, dry, dark and out of reach of children.


Celestolide (IFF) is an almost white solid at room temperature, in the form of a powder with some lumps or sometimes flakes. The purity is at least 98% and the substance has a fairly long shelf life. It does not occur in nature, it is made synthetically. The manufacturer is the American IFF.

Technical details

Density: 1,06
Log p: 5,7
Vapour pressure: 0,05 Pa
Melting point: 78 °C
Boiling point: 304 °C Molar mass: 244


The 10 and 50 gram packaging is made of brown glass with a black cap. The 250 g packaging is made of aluminium with an aluminium lid. For the time being (until 2023) it is possible that the packaging is made of plastic.


This fragrance is mainly made from petrochemicals such as petroleum. The degradability in the environment is very poor.


Celestolide (IFF) is classified as a hazardous substance, with the following characteristics:

H400 - Very toxic to aquatic life.
H410 - Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

An allergic reaction to this substance is uncommon, but cannot be ruled out.


Item number: 23072
English name: Celestolide (IFF)
EC number: 236-114-4
CAS number EU: 13171-000-1
CAS Number TSCA: 13171-000-1
FEMA Number: 3653
UN number: 3077


10 g, 50 g, 250 g