(-)-Guaiol

  • (3R,6S,10S)-6,10,a,a-Tetramethylbicyclo[5.3.0]dec-1(7)-ene-3-methanol
  • Guaiac alcohol
  • Champaca camphor
  • 5-Azulenemethanol, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydro-.alpha.,.alpha.,3,8-tetramethyl-, (3S,5R,8S)-
  • Guai-1(5)-en-11-ol
  • Champacol
Formula
C15H26O
Structure
Description
Faintly beige, fine crystals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
489-86-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
207-702-8
22 24/25
Merck
12,4583
Beilstein/Gmelin
2047993
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H26O
Formula mass
222.37
Melting point, °C
91 - 93
Boiling point, °C
288
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0003 (25 C)
Density
0.96 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
31 mg/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
15.10 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
4/81
Heat of vaporization
61/18 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 2 - 8 C in a tightly closed container.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
se respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at recommended storage conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing aggents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
113
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.
Exposure effects
Material may be irritating to skin, eyes, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption.

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.