Civetone

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Chemical structure of civetone

Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known. It is a pheromone sourced from the African Civet. Civetone is closely related to muscone, the principal odiferous compound found in musk, because both compounds are large cyclic molecules.


External links

ar:سيفيتون de:Zibeton


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