Camphor Synthetic 95%


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Synthetic Camphor is a white crystalline powder that is insoluble in water but soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, benzene and carbon disulphide. It is flammable and volatile and its chemical properties are similar to those of natural camphor that was originally obtained from the Taiwanese camphor laurel tree (Cinnamomum camphora). In its crystalline form, synthetic camphor has a shining quality, plus it has a strong, penetrating, almost fragrant odour and a pungent, bitter taste.

  • Used in the manufacture of cellulose nitrate, polyvinyl chloride and plastics
  • Used as an ingredient in smokeless powder,
  • As a stabilizer and a moderator to improve ballistic properties
  • Appearance: Flakes
  • Colour: White
  • Odour: Characteristic
  • Melting point: 170 – 180°C
  • Initial boiling point and range: 204°C
  • Flash point: 65.6°C
  • Vapour pressure: 0.087 kPa @ 25°C
  • Relative density: 0.992 – 1.000 @ 25°C
  • Partition coefficient log Pow: 2.414 @ 25°c
  • Molecular weight: 152.24
  • Optical Rotation: -2 to +5

Hazard Class: 4.1

Packing Group: 3

Hazard Phrases: Flammable solid. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. May cause damage to organs .

Prec Phrases: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store in a well-ventilated place.


Cas No: 76-22-2
Einecs No: 200-945-0

HS CODE: 2914290040


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