Agent Name

(+)-alpha-Pinene

CAS Number

7785-70-8

Formula

C10-H16

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(+)-Pin-2(3)-ene; Bicyclo(3.1.1)hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-, (1R,5R)-; Bicyclo(3.1.1)hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-, (1theta)-; [ChemIDplus] (1R,5R)-2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene; (1R,5R)-2-Pinene; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2368

Category

Terpenes

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals, based on QSAR modeling; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "alpha-Pinene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "alpha-Pinene."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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