(-)-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.
Soluble in chloroform, ethanol, acetone, ether, benzene, toluene, decalin and tetralin. Insoluble in water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BORNEOL
RTECSNumber : DT5095000
TSCA : TSCA
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