Agent Name

(-)-Bornyl acetate

CAS Number

5655-61-8

Formula

C12-H20-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Bornyl acetate, (-)-; Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol, 1,7,7-trimethyl-, 2-acetate, (1S,2R,4S)-; Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol, 1,7,7-trimethyl-, acetate, (1S,2R,4S)-; L-Born-2-yl acetate; [ChemIDplus] l-Bornyl acetate; (1S,2R,4S)-Bornyl acetate; [Merck Index] (1S-endo)-1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-ol acetate; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] laevo-Bornyl acetate; [Good Scents MSDS]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Solid; mp = 24 or 27 deg C; [Merck Index] Colorless or white clear liquid or crystals with a sweet, woody, fresh pine needle odor; mp = 27-29 deg C; [Good Scents MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Naturally occurring bornyl acetate--occurs in the essential oils of some plants; Used in fragrances and flavors; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] An irritant; [Good Scents MSDS] See "Borneol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.6 mm Hg

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