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DSM in Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients

DSM Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients: Solutions that enhance the senses

Our bright science helps fragrance houses to continue innovating and producing products of the highest purity and quality that put a smile on consumers’ faces.
DSM Aroma Ingredients

Building aromas is a gradual and complex process that requires skills, experience and know-how – which in our case stretches back some 40 years. During that time, we’ve continually supplied the highest quality aroma ingredients, produced in an ethical way from reliable, sustainable and traceable sources. With our backwards-integrated position as the world’s largest producer of vitamins, an essential ingredient in our portfolio of intermediates and aroma ingredients.

We are constantly looking to expand our portfolio and develop innovative new products for our Fragrance customers. Targeted molecules include products already known to the industry, brand new molecules, or equally important intermediates, which support the industry’s drive for success.

Our advanced chemical and biochemical expertise, in combination with a unique technology and production infrastructure, are the cornerstones of DSM AROMA Ingredients Innovation capability.

Besides Flavour & Fragrances (F&F) Ingredients, like our lavender and ionone family, DSM produces range of chemical intermediates which are also outside the F&F industry. See below our broad offering.


Our Lavender Family

With their intense fresh and floral smell, LINALOOL and its derivatives («Lavender» family), are undoubtedly among the most important fragrance ingredients for lavender or bergamot compositions. They are used as a scent in 60-80% of perfumed hygiene products (including soaps, detergents, shampoos), perfumes and colognes. They also largely formulated in aftershave lotions, skin care, hair care, cosmetics, home care and laundry care products. More

Our Ionone Family

Our Ionone Family

It is almost not possible to name a fragrance in which Ionone has not been tried. 
They are classical ingredients that have been used for many decades across a broad spectrum of application in the flavor and fragrance industry because of their characteristic violet scent that displays powdery’ undertones in perfumes. More

Our Specialties

Our Specialties

Beside lavender and ionone families, DSM is also a leading supplier of unique specialties aroma molecules, that are either use as fragrance ingredients in final products or as intermediates for new creative ingredients. More