Agent Name

Camphoroquinone

CAS Number

2767-84-2

Formula

C10-H14-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

(+)-Camphorquinone; (+)-(1S)-Camphorquinone; (1S)-(+)-Camphorquinone; (1S)-Camphorquinone; (1S)-1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)heptane-2,3-dione; Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptane-2,3-dione, 1,7,7-trimethyl-, (1S,4R)-; [ChemIDplus] (1S)-(+)-Bornanedione; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Curing Agents (Aromatic)

Description

Yellow powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Camphorquinone is used as an initiator of polymerization in dental composites; [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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