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Chemistry of fragrances : From perfumer to consumer.

Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry : [distributor] RSC Distribution Services], 2006.
Series: RSC paperbacks
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 2nd rev. edView all editions and formats

This unique book gives an insider view of "mixing molecules" from behind the portals of modern-day alchemy. It will be enjoyed by chemists and marketeers at all levels.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
ISBN: 1847555349 9781847555342
OCLC Number: 873734492
Notes: This product is not available separately, it is only sold as part of a set. There are 750 products in the set and these are all sold as one entity, Ever wondered how perfumes are developed? Or why different scents appeal to different people? The Chemistry of Fragrances 2nd Edition offers answers to these questions, providing a fascinating insight into the perfume industry, from the conception of an idea to the finished product. It discusses the technical, artistic and commercial challenges of the perfume industry in an informative and engaging style, with contributions from leading experts in the field. The book begins with a historical introduction and covers all aspects of the development process - from customer brief to producing a fragrance including; * Ingredients acquisition * Ingredient design and manufacture * Design and analysis of fragrance * Sensory aspects including odour perception * Psychological impact of fragrance * Technical challenges * Safety An updated section on the measurement of fragrance discusses the role of senses in marketing consumer products. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the perfumery business and includes an extensive bibliography to enable those interested to explore the field further. It also comes complete with a selection of colour illustrations and a fragranced page.
Description: 348 Seiten.
Contents: A Home Full of Fragrance; The History of Aroma Chemistry and Perfume; Perfumery Materials of Natural Origin; Ingredients for the Modern Perfumery Industry; The Structure of an International Fragrance Company; The Fragrance Brief; Perfume Creation - The Role of the Perfumer; Measurement of Fragrance Perception; Application of Fragrances; The Safety and Toxicology of Fragrances; Volatility and Substantivity; Natural Product Analysis in the Fragrance Industry; Chemoreception; Electronic Odour Sensing; The Quest for Novel Aroma Chemicals; Brief Submission; Epilogue; Glossary of Terms; Bibliography; Index; Useful Addresses; Djinn's Lamp.
Series Title: RSC paperbacks


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