Cosmetics - Perfumes (C1)

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Perfumes:

  • Must evaporate easily
  • Must not react with water
  • Non irritant
  • Must not dissolve in water
  • Non toxic
  • Must be volatile (easily change state)
  • Have low boiling point
  • Have weak intermolecular forces

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/images/triple_science/023_bitesize_gcse_tschemistry_alcoholscarboxylicacidsandesters_propanoicacid_table.gif)   This is a carboxylic acid. They end in…

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