Agent Name

Borneol

CAS Number

507-70-0

Formula

C10-H18-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,7,7-Trimethyl-bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol, endo-; 2-Bornanol, endo-; 2-Camphanol; 2-Hydroxy-1,7,7-trimethylnorbornane, endo-; 2-Hydroxybornane; 2-Hydroxycamphane; 2-endo-Bornyl alcohol; Baros; Baros camphor; Bhimsaim camphor; Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol, 1,7,7-trimethyl-, endo-; Borneo camphor; Borneocamphor; Bornyl alcohol; Camphane, 2-hydroxy-; Camphol; Dryobalanops camphor; Malayan camphor; Sumatra camphor; trans-Borneol; [ChemIDplus] UN1312

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

White translucent solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in the manufacture of its esters. in perfumery and incense, and as a food flavoring agent; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Camphor"; [HSDB] May cause burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] See "Camphor, synthetic." See "(-)-Borneol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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