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I Originality

We pledge to create or promote original  olfactory forms.
Borrowed forms shall have their original creators and formula owners named and rewarded.
Plagiarism is not tolerated. 

II Art and Design

We believe that olfactory forms are works of the mind and fragrances are pieces of art and design. Their composers are artists and designers.

III Respect

We strive to ensure that chemists, farmers and perfumers around the world receive the respect they deserve.

I Anti-Fog

We pledge to write scent descriptions that are reliable and actually descriptive.
If we say it, you will smell it.

V Sampling

We pledge not to resell any complimentary samples we receive.
We may instead donate them to a non-profit or educational organization serving the public good.

VI Disclosure

Upon reviewing a scent, monetary or in-kind contribution from the scent composer, owner, brand or distributor will be acknowledged.

VII Flagging

If you see or smell something, you are welcomed to bring it to our attention.
We will be scrupulous about facts and oversights.

VIII Clean Slate

All fragrances created before signing the pledge are grandfathered.

Perfumery Code of Ethics Final 002