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Substance Name: Musks
RN: 8001-04-5


  • TSCA Definition 2019: The odorous, dried secretion from the preputial follicles of Moschus moschiferus, Moschidal. It consists primarily of muskone, cholesterol, fats, waxes and albumins. It may also be derived synthetically.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

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Names and Synonyms


  • FEMA No. 2759
  • Moschus moschiferus musk sac resin
  • Musk deer oil
  • Musk extract
  • Musk tonkin absolute
  • Musk tonquin
  • Musk tonquin (Moschus moschiferus L.)
  • Musks

Systematic Name

  • Musks

Superlist Name

  • Musk

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8001-04-5

Other Registry Number

  • 68991-41-3

System Generated Number

  • 0008001045