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Camphor

96%

Synonym: (±)-Camphor, 1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one

  • CAS Number 76-22-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H16O

  • Molecular Weight 152.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1907611

  •  EC Number 200-945-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00074738

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848879

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
vapor density   5.2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   4 mmHg ( 70 °C)
assay   96%
autoignition temp.   870 °F
expl. lim.   3.5 %
bp   204 °C (lit.)
mp   175-177 °C (lit.)
solubility   ethanol: soluble 1 g/L, clear, colorless
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

Description

General description

Camphor is a novel carbon nanotube precursor.

Application

Camphor was used in the synthesis of single-walled nanotubes by chemical vapor deposition. It was used in two-phase based hollow fibre liquid-phase microextraction procedure for migration analysis of food packagings containing essential oils.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 2717 4.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
EX1225000
Flash Point(F) 
147.9 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
64.4 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation Reaction

The Baeyer–Villiger reaction involves the oxidation of ketones to esters by C-C bond cleavage of the carbonyl group and the introduction of an oxygen atom adjacent to it.1 This reaction can be accomp...
Keywords: Asymmetric synthesis, Catalysis, Oxidations

GC Analysis of Camphor Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® G-DP

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Camphor Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® G-DP
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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