W526606

Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-Camphor

≥95.5%

Synonym(s):
1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.23
FEMA Number:
4513
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1907611
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009

vapor density

5.2 (vs air)

vapor pressure

4 mmHg ( 70 °C)

assay

≥95.5%

expl. lim.

3.5 %

bp

204 °C (lit.)

mp

175-177 °C (lit.)

solubility

95% ethanol: soluble 1 mL/mL

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

camphoraceous

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

camphor

SMILES string

[H][C@](CC1=O)(CC2)C(C)(C)[C@]12C

InChI

1S/C10H16O/c1-9(2)7-4-5-10(9,3)8(11)6-7/h7H,4-6H2,1-3H3/t7-,10+/m1/s1

InChI key

DSSYKIVIOFKYAU-XCBNKYQSSA-N

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Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
25 kg in fiber drum

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Signal Word

Danger

hazcat

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Sol. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 2 Inhalation

storage_class_code

4.1B - Flammable solid hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

147.9 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

64.4 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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