[un.gʷen'taː.ri.us] : a perfumer, maker of perfumes and ointments
Aroma Ingredient Usage Statistics
peru balsam oil
CAS Number: 8007-00-9
The statistical data we collected from 5 public perfume formulas suggests that the mean dose for peru balsam oil is 2.5%. The typical lower limit is 0.21%, and the usual higher limit is 5.3%. The highest amount of peru balsam oil we encountered in any single formula is 5.3%, and the lowest was 0.15%.
Please note that according to the IFRA Standard Category 4, the level of peru balsam oil should not exceed 0.41% of the final product. Assuming that you will be using your formula for an alcoholic perfume at a 10% dilution, this means you should only use peru balsam oil at 4.1% or less of the formula.
Restriction Limits In The Finished Product (IFRA Amendment 49):