Borneol

  • endo-1,7,7-Trimethyl-bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-ol
  • DL-Borneol
Formula
C10H18O
Structure
Description
Leaves from petroleum ether. Pungent camphor-like.
Uses
In manufacture of its esters, in perfumery & incense.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
507-70-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-080-0
RTECS
ED7000000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Natural Product
UN (DOT)
1312
Merck
12,1366
Beilstein/Gmelin
1903042
Beilstein Reference
0-06-00-00086
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H18O
Formula mass
154.25
Boiling point, °C
210
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Density
0.8648 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4742 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.71
Heat of vaporization
51.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Flammable and/or toxic gases are generated by combination with with alkali metals, nitrides, and strong reducing agents Reacts with oxoacids and carboxylic acids to form esters plus water Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
65
Fire fighting
Solid streams of water may spread fire. Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Use dry chemical, graphite, or dry earth.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material.
Hazards
May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames. Some may burn rapidly with flare burning effect. Powders, dusts, shavings, borings, turnings or cuttings may explode or burn with explosive violence. Substance may be transported in a molten form. May re-ignite after fire is extinguished.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Seizures are characteristic of toxicity. Confusion, agitation, delirium, irritability, and tremor can also be seen.
   Ingestion
Oral and epigastric burning, nausea, and vomiting may develop.
   Inhalation
Postictal respiratory depression and apnea may occur.
   Skin
Contact allergy and sensory irritation have been reported
   Eyes
Mydriasis, flickering, darkening, or veiling of vision may occur.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. Wash skin with soap and water.
   Eyes
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1312
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
III
 
20. Alcohols. Glycols
Std. Transport #
4917425