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(1S)-(−)-Camphor

99%

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

  • CAS Number 464-48-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H16O

  • Molecular Weight 152.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1907612

  •  EC Number 207-354-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00064148

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24856901

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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vapor density   5.24 (vs air)
vapor pressure   4 mmHg ( 70 °C)
assay   99%
optical activity   [α]20/D −43°, c = 10 in ethanol
autoignition temp.   870 °F
expl. lim.   3.5 %
bp   204 °C (lit.)
mp   177-179 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [H][C@]12CC[C@](C)(C(=O)C1)C2(C)C
InChI   1S/C10H16O/c1-9(2)7-4-5-10(9,3)8(11)6-7/h7H,4-6H2,1-3H3/t7-,10+/m0/s1
InChI key   DSSYKIVIOFKYAU-OIBJUYFYSA-N

Description

General description

(1S)-(-)-Camphor is a monoterpenoid compound found in many plant essential oils.

Application

Chiral intermediate and chiral auxiliary precursor. Used in the synthesis of high-potency sweeteners.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 2717 4.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
EX1250000
Flash Point(F) 
149.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
65 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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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