Natural camphene is found in many plant essential oils, such as Turpentine oil, Cypress oil, Camphor oil, Citronella oil, etc.

Camphene appears colorless to white crystalline solid with camphor-like spicy odor. It is nearly insoluble in water, but well soluble in common organic solvents. It is prepared industrially by the Alkali treatment after the reaction of Hydrogen chloride and alpha-pinene.

Camphene is widely used as the raw material of synthetic fragrance ingredient and food-used flavorings.

Substance Identification

Synonyms 2,2-Dimethyl-3-methylenenorbornane, | 3,3-Dimethyl-2-methylenenorcamphene
CAS 79-92-5
EINECS 201-234-8
FEMA 2229
HS.CODE 290219
Molecular Formula C10H16
Moleclar Weight 136.24

Application & Uses

  • used chiefly as materials of Synthetic Borneol, Sandalwood fragrance and other synthetic organic chemicals
  • used as a food additive for flavoring
  • used as flavoring soap and deodorant
  • used as pesticide raw materials

Features & Benefits

  • The odor similar as Camphor
  • SOLUBILITY IN WATER: practically insoluble
  • SOLVENT SOLUBILITY: soluble in alcohol,cyclohexane, dioxane, chloroform
  • STABILITY: stable under ordinary conditions

Sales Specification

Appearance Feather like white crystal
Relative Density, @ d20/4 0.842
Solubility Practically insoluble in water
Camphene + Tricyclene, % ≥96
Pure Camphene, % ≥78
LD50 oral, rat 5g/kg min
LD50 dermal, rabbit 2.5g/kg min

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H228/319/411
P-Code P210/240/241/264/273/280
Response P305+P351+P338 P337+P313 P370+P378 P391
Storage no data available
Disposal P501
UN Number: UN 1325 4.1/PG 2 | S-phrases: S16-S33 | R-phrases: R10


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