Camphene

  • 2,2-Dimethyl-3-methylenebicyclo[2.2.1]heptane
  • 2,2-Dimethyl-3-methylenenorbornane
  • 3,3-Dimethyl-2-methylenenorbornane
  • 3,3-Dimethyl-2-methylenenorcamphane
  • DL-Camphene
Formula
C10H16
Structure
Description
Almost colorless, waxy crystalline mass.
Uses
Additive to cosmetic and perfume, a plasticizer for resins, paints, synthesis of terpene phenolic resin and many other compounds.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
565-00-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-275-3
UN (DOT)
1325
Beilstein/Gmelin
3194798
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00462
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H16
Formula mass
136.24
Melting point, °C
47
Boiling point, °C
158.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3.4 (25 C)
Density
0.841 g/cm3 (55 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Surface tension
24.87 g/s2 (50 C)
Refractive index
1.4562 (55 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
4.37
Heat of vaporization
37.9 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
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
34
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

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
1325
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II; III