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Smell Database

Chemical Name: 3-Methyl-1H-indole
Common Name: Skatole
Formula: C9H9N
Where Found:
beetroot, feces, coal tar
Smells Like:
putrid, fecal
Smell Category:
Animal

Melting Point: 95oC
Boiling Point: 265oC
Vapor Pressure:
Color: whitish brown
State: solid
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Modification date: Wed Oct 25 18:20:24 1995