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Fragrance Extractions

Question asked by Hali Greenlee on Jan 24, 2011
Latest reply on Jan 27, 2011 by Hali Greenlee

I'm curious about any suggestions you may have on the best methods for extracting fragrance from various cosmetic bases (shampoos, lotions, condtioners, etc.).  Currently, I am using a pentane extraction method and a simple distillation method.  My GC runs are hit-and-miss.  So, I'm wondering if there is something else I should be doing.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.