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464-45-9 - (-)-Borneol, 97+% - A12684 - Alfa Aesar

A12684 (-)-Borneol, 97+%

CAS Number
464-45-9
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 30.00
250g 98.16
1000g 337.84
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(-)-Borneol, 97+%

MDL
MFCD00003759
EINECS
207-353-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H18O
Formula Weight
154.25
Melting point
208-211°
Boiling Point
210°
Flash Point
65°(149°F)
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ethanol, acetone, ether, benzene, toluene, decalin and tetralin. Insoluble in water.

Applications

(-)-Borneol is used to prepare its esters by reacting with acids. Its derivatives are used as chiral ligands in asymmetric synthesis. It is also used in flavors and perfumes. Further, it is used in traditional Chinese medicine as moxa. In addition to this, it is used as a component of many essential oils and also used as a natural insect repellent.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Christoforides, E.; Mentzafos, D.; Bethanis, K. Structural studies of the inclusion complexes of the (+)- and (-)-borneol enantiomers in alpha- and beta-cyclodextrin. J. Incl. Phenom. Macro. Chem. 2015, 81 (1), 193-203.

Marumoto, S.; Okuno, Y.; Miyamoto, Y.; Miyazawa, M. Biotransformation of (+)-(1R,2S,4R)-borneol and (-)-(1S,2R,4S)-borneol by Spodoptera litura (common cutworm) larvae. J. Mol. Catal. B: Enzym. 2015, 115, 160-167.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228

Flammable solid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.

Other References

Merck
14,1338
Beilstein
3587558
Hazard Class
4.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2906.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DT5095000

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