Agent Name

(-)-Borneol

CAS Number

464-45-9

Formula

C10-H18-O

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

l-Bornyl alcohol; Borneol, (1S,2R,4S)-(-)-; L-Borneol; Linderol; Ngai camphor; l-2-Bornanol; l-2-Camphanol; l-Borneol; (1S-endo)-1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol; Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol, 1,7,7-trimethyl-, (1S,2R,4S)-; [ChemIDplus] UN1312

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Chunks or powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A natural oil in many plants; Used to make its esters; Also used in flavors and perfumes; [Merck Index]

Comments

A mild to moderate skin irritant; Cause other degenerative changes to brain and coverings in acute oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and convulsions; [Merck Index] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Borneol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Borneol."

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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