Copaene

  • (-)-s-Copaene
  • Tricyclo[4.4.0.02,7]dec-3-ene, 1,3-dimethyl-8-(1-methylethyl)-, (1R,2S,6S,7S,8S)-
  • Aglaiene
  • (1R,2S,6S,7S,8S)-(-)-8-Isopropyl-1,3-dimethyltricyclo[4.4.0.02,7]dec-3-ene
Formula
C15H24
Structure
Description
Clear, almost colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3856-25-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-364-4
Merck
13,2541
Beilstein/Gmelin
3196858

Properties.
Formula
C15H24
Formula mass
204.36
Melting point, °C
80.8 - 81.3
Boiling point, °C
248.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.038 (25 C)
Density
0.8996 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4851 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
6.17
Heat of vaporization
48.60 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at -20 C. Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Wash spill site with soap solution. Flush spill area with copious amounts of water. Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal.
Stability
Stable if stored as recommended.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
105
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.