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76-22-2 - (±)-Camphor, 96% - DL-2-Bornanone - A10936 - Alfa Aesar

A10936 (±)-Camphor, 96%

CAS Number
76-22-2
Synonyms
DL-2-Bornanone

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 19.62
500g 29.82
2500g 88.68
10000g 279.13
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(±)-Camphor, 96%

MDL
MFCD00074738
EINECS
200-945-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H16O
Formula Weight
152.24
Melting point
172-176°
Boiling Point
204°
Flash Point
64°(147°F)
Density
0.992
Solubility
Soluble in acetone, ethanol, diethylether, chloroform and acetic acid.

Applications

Camphor is used in the preparation of mothballs. It acts as a plasticizer for nitrocellulose, and an ingredient for fireworks and explosive munitions. It is useful in the treatment of sprains, swellings and inflammation. It is also used to synthesize carbon nanotubes by chemical vapor deposition process of camphor.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and chlorinated solvents.

Literature References

Ceacero-Vega, A. A.; Ballesteros, B.; Bejan, I.; Barnes, I.; Jiménez, E.; Albaladejo, J. Kinetics and Mechanisms of the Tropospheric Reactions of Menthol, Borneol, Fenchol, Camphor, and Fenchone with Hydroxyl Radicals (OH) and Chlorine Atoms (Cl). J. Phys. Chem. A 2012, 116 (16), 4097-4107.

Rafiński, Z.; Kozakiewicz, A. Enantioselective Synthesis of Chromanones Bearing Quaternary Substituted Stereocenters Catalyzed by (1R)-Camphor-Derived N-Heterocyclic Carbenes. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80 (15), 7468-7476.

McLain, K. A.; Miller, K. A.; Collins, W. R. Introducing Organic Chemistry Students to Natural Product Isolation Using Steam Distillation and Liquid Phase Extraction of Thymol, Camphor, and Citral, Monoterpenes Sharing a Unified Biosynthetic Precursor. J. Chem. Educ. 2015, 92 (7), 1226-1228.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228-H302-H315-H319

Flammable solid. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280g-P305+P351+P338-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1732
Beilstein
1907611
Hazard Class
4.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EX1225000

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