Isobornyl acetate

  • Pichtosine
  • exo-Bornyl acetate
  • Bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-ol, 1,7,7-trimethyl-, acetate, (1R,2R,4R)-rel-
Formula
C12H20O2
Structure
Description
Colorless lquid with pine balsam camphor odor.
Uses
Used extensively in low-cost household fragrances, soap, perfumes and industrial fragrances. Used to compound pine-needle odours, make synthetic camphor. Used as a flavouring agent.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
125-12-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-727-6
RTECS
NP7350000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
3197572
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-00283
EPA OPP
128875
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6866
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H20O2
Formula mass
196.32
Melting point, °C
>-50
Boiling point, °C
135 (50 torr)
Vapor pressure, mmHg
40 (132 C)
Density
0.9892 g/cm3 (14.4 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Surface tension
29.06 g/s2 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.47 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place.
Handling
Keep away from sources of igntion. Keep away from strong acids, alkalis, or oxidizing agents.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Respiratory protection is not normally required.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up personnel should wear full protective clothing. Eliminate all sources of igntion. Ventilate area. For major spills, self contained breathing apparatus is recommended. Report spills to required authorities if required. Contain spilled material and recover free product. Absorb remainder on vermiculate or other suitable absorbent material. Place material and absorbent into sealed containers and hold for later disposal.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
88
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Health
1
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation.
   Skin
May cause irritation.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.