Alfa Aesar (+/-)-Camphor, 96%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A109360C
Camphor is used in the preparation of mothballs. It acts as a plasticizer for nitrocellulose, and an ingredient for fireworks and explosive munitions. It is useful in the treatment of sprains, swellings and inflammation. It is also used to synthesize carbon nanotubes by chemical vapor deposition process of camphor.
Soluble in acetone, ethanol, diethylether, chloroform and acetic acid.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and chlorinated solvents.
|Soluble in alcohols, ether, chloroform, benzene|
|172° to 176°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CAMPHOR
RTECSNumber : EX1225000
TSCA : TSCA
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