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Methyl Cedryl Ether(19870-74-7)

Methyl Cedryl Ether is a very nice ambery cedarwood substitute – a low cost alternative to the more costly synthetic ambergris forms – very widely used and particularly effective combined with the related Vertofix. Has both fixative and diffusive effects.


Cedramber is made from Cedrol, a good ambergris substitute. It was made from Sodium Alkoxide, synthesized by Sodium Hydride from Cedrol. Methylation on Dimethyl Sulfate. (United States Patent: 3373208, France Patent: 1527264). In China, some manufacturers use the substitute by Sodium Amide or Phenylsodium.

Cedramber was widely used as a perfume, cosmetic, soaps, food (content less than 5%), solvent and medicine production.