The wood of Santalum Yasi, Seem.") obtained from the Fiji islands was exhibited at the Colonial Exhibition in South Kensington in 1886. Upon distillation it yielded 61/2 p.c. of a volatile oil, the odor of which was faint and not delicate, hence it could not be used in perfumery1). Specific gravity 0,9768; aD - 25,5°2).
1) Frequently manufacturers guarantee the santalol content computed with the wrong formula C15H260, thereby feigning one more per cent.
2) See also the tables at the end of vol. I, pp. 618 to 641.
3) Report of Schimmel & Co. April 1904, 82. 4) Zeitschr. f. angew. Chem. 21 (1908), 1571. 5) H. Haensel, Chem. Zentralbl. 1909, II. 1557.
6) E.M.Holmes, Pharmaceutical Journ. HI. 16 (1886), 820. - A.Petersen, ibidem p. 757.