Kephalis (Giv)

 7,95 incl. VAT  4,92excl. VAT


Kephalis (Giv) is an aromachemical for use in, for example, perfume, cosmetics, soap and air fresheners.


Please read all information below and the general product information before purchasing.
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 a finished product.


The scent of Kephalis (Giv) is reminiscent of wood, amber, tobacco and some green herbs. The scent is not particularly strong, undiluted use is common. It is a versatile amber note, and that is how it is used: usually between 1% and 15% of this substance in the fragrance composition. It combines well with other ambers, with honey, leather and tobacco scents, but also with floral scents such as rose and carnation. In perfumes it is a heart to base note, it often elevates other base notes. it is stable in most products, including soap.

Store in a cool, dry, dark place and out of the reach of children.


Kephalis (Giv) is a colourless to pale yellow liquid at room temperature. The purity is at least 80% (sum of both isomers) and the substance has a fairly long shelf life. It does not occur in nature, it is a synthetic substance. The manufacturer is the Swiss Givaudan.

Technical details

Density: 0,95
Log p: 4,3
Vapor pressure: 0,87 Pa
Melting point: - 80 °C
Boiling point: 272 °C
Molar mass: 224


The 10 and 50 ml packaging is made of brown glass with a black cap. The 250 g package is made of aluminium with a white cap. Closing is always with regular caps, for dosing small quantities we recommend the use of plastic pipettes.


This fragrance is made from petrochemicals such as petroleum. The degradability in the environment is not very good.


Kephalis (Giv) is classified as a hazardous substance, with the following characteristics:

H315 - Causes skin irritation.
H411 - Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

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


Item number: 23027
English name: Kephalis (Giv)
EC number: 252-961-2
EU CAS number: 36306-87-3
CAS number TSCA: 36306-87-3
UN number: 3082


10 ml, 50 ml, 250 g