WOODCLIFF LAKE, N. J., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent Expert Panel of interdisciplinary scientists is calling for information on fragrance ingredients from the RIFM Human Health Group Summary on alkyl cyclic ketones. The Expert Panel will review this group in September 2011. Materials representative of this group are:


1-(3,3-Dimethylcyclohexyl)ethan-1-one - CAS# 25304-14-7

Methyl 2,6,10-trimethylcyclododeca-2,5,9-trien-1-yl ketone - CAS# 28371-99-5

1-(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-Octahydro-2,3,8,8-tetramethyl-2-naphthalenyl)ethanone - CAS#'s 54464-57-2, 68155-66-8, 68155-67-9

1-(5,5-Dimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-4-en-1-one - CAS# 56973-85-4

Acetyl cedrene - CAS# 32388-55-9

1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one - CAS# 7779-30-8

Information regarding these fragrance materials should be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Ladd Smith,, by August 25, 2011 to be considered for the September 2011 meeting. A request to present information in-person, if desired, should be included in the e-mail to Dr. Smith. Information received from interested parties, will be included as part of the background assembled for discussion of these items. Interested party submissions will undergo a formal review and presenters should be willing and prepared to answer questions from the Panel.

The global fragrance industry collectively carries out research on fragrance ingredients through RIFM. An independent, third-party Expert Panel regularly reviews RIFM's research and publishes their evaluations in the peer-reviewed scientific literature available publicly. The Expert Panel opened its process to the public to increase awareness of its activities and enhance dialogue with interested parties. All members of the Expert Panel are listed on the RIFM web site