Camphor oil

  • Oil of camphor
  • White camphor oil
  • Rectified camphor oil
  • Japanese camphor oil
  • Light camphor oil
Formula
Not Applicable
Description
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. Cinnamomum camphora Lauraceae.
Clear, colorless to pale straw colored liquid.
Uses
Antiseptic, deodorant, soothing agent, skin conditioner, aphrodisiac, muscle relaxant.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8008-51-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
295-980-1
R 22, 38
RTECS
EX1490000
RTECS class
Natural Product, Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
1130
Merck
12,1779
Beilstein/Gmelin
3196099
Beilstein Reference
4-07-00-00213
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
5.24
Evaporization number
<1 )butyl acetate=1)
Density
0.87 - 0.92 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.462 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry and dark place in suitable containers (aluminium cans or lacquer lined steel drums). Do not expose containers to temperatures above 35 C.
Protection
Use protective gloves. Wear protective clothing when possibility exists of contact. Goggles should be worn.
Respirators
Wear breathing apparatus when working in an area of high vapor concentration. Use appropriate NIOSH/MSHA approved regulator.
Small spills/leaks
Eliminate sources of ignition. Keep area well ventilated and isolate the spill. Soak up the spill using inert absorbents. For large spills use pumps. Prevent the liquid from entering the drains and sewers.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
40
Autoignition, °C
466
Upper exp. limit, %
3.5
Lower exp. limit, %
0.6
Fire fighting
Wear self contained breathing apparatus and protective clothingg. Extinguish fire using carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemical.. Cool containers exposed to flame with a water mist.
Combustion products
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
High concentrations should not be ingestion.
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation. May cause irritation or burns.
   Skin
Concentrated liquid and vapors cause irritation. Material can be absored through the skin.
   Eyes
Irritating to eyes with possible damage.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Immediately seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
If discomfort is felt, remove person to a well ventilated area with plenty of fresh air.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash affected area with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush immediately with plenty of cool water for 10 to 20 minutes. Seek medical advice from a Medical Doctor.

Transport.
UN number
1130
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
CPO
 
Std. Transport #
4912053
 
IMO Chemical Code
17
IMO Pollution Category
B
IMO Hazard code
S/P