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Alfa Aesar™ (-)-Borneol, 97+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (-)-Borneol
CAS 464-45-9
Molecular Formula C10H18O
Formula Weight 154.25g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003759
UN Number UN1312
Beilstein 3587558
Merck Index 14,1338
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AAA126840B

 
alfa aesar™
A12684-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1268418

 
alfa aesar
A12684-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1268430

 
alfa aesar™
A12684-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 208° to 211°C
Boiling Point 210°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 65°C (149°F)
Optical Rotation −36° (c=5 in Ethanol)
Chemical Name or Material (-)-Borneol
CAS 464-45-9
Assay ≥97%
Assay Percent Range 97+%
Molecular Formula C10H18O
Formula Weight 154.25g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003759
UN Number UN1312
Beilstein 3587558
Merck Index 14,1338
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BORNEOL
RTECS Number DT5095000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ethanol, acetone, ether, benzene, toluene, decalin and tetralin. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
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.

GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.