Eucalyptol is an ingredient in many brands of mouthwash and cough suppressant. It controls airway mucus hypersecretion and asthma via anti-inflammatory cytokine inhibition. Eucalyptol is an effective treatment for nonpurulent rhinosinusitis. Eucalyptol reduces inflammation and pain when applied topically. It kills leukaemia cells in vitro.
Soluble in water(3500 mg/L (at 21°C). Miscible with ether, alcohol, chloroform, glacial acetic acid, oils. Soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether; slightly soluble in carbon tetrachloride.
Store this chemical under refrigerated temperatures and away from mineral acids and bases. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a dry, well-ventilated area.
|176°C to 177°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Flammable liquid and vapor.
GHS P Statement
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.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ETHERS, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : OS9275000
TSCA : TSCA