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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-Camphor-10-sulfonic acid, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-Camphor-10-sulfonic acid
CAS 5872-08-2
Molecular Formula C10H16O4S
Formula Weight 232.30g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00074827
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 3205973
Synonym (+/-)-CSA
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AAA1262022

 
alfa aesar™
A12620-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1262036

 
alfa aesar™
A12620-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈200°C (dec.)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-Camphor-10-sulfonic acid
CAS 5872-08-2
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C10H16O4S
Formula Weight 232.30g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00074827
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 3205973
Synonym (+/-)-CSA
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number DT5077100
TSCA TSCA

Applications
(+)-Camphor-10-sulfonic acid is used as a resolving agent for chiral amines and other cations. It is involved in the preparation of active pharmaceutical ingredient such as trimetaphan camsilate, which is used to reduce bleeding during neurosurgery. Further, it is involved in the transglucosidation of methyl and ethyl D-glucopyranosides by alcoholysis.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.