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CAMPHOR

ICSC: 1021

2-Bornanone
2-Camphanone
1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-one
C10H16O
Molecular mass: 152.3
ICSC #    1021
CAS #     76-22-2
RTECS # EX1225000
UN #        2717
July 05, 2003 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 66°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Above 66°C use a closed system, ventilation. Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.

EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat. Further see Ingestion.
Ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Burning sensation in the throat and chest. Nausea. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Headache. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. (Extra personal protection: A/P2 filter respirator for organic vapour and harmful dust.)
Separated from strong oxidants, strong reducing agents , chlorinated solvents, food and feedstuffs . Well closed. Ventilation along the floor.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: 4.1
UN Packing Group: III
ICSC: 1021 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

CAMPHOR

ICSC: 1021

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS OR WHITE CRYSTALS , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic gases and irritating fumes . Reacts violently with strong oxidants , strong reducing agents and chlorinated solvents, causing fire and explosion hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 2 ppm as TWA; A4; TLV: 3 ppm as STEL; (ACGIH 2003).
MAK: 2 ppm, 13 mg/m3;
Peak limitation category: II(2);
(DFG 2002).
OSHA PEL: TWA 2 mg/m3
NIOSH REL: TWA 2 mg/m3
NIOSH IDLH: 200 mg/m3 See: 76222


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion .

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will be reached on evaporation of this substance at room temperature.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes , the skin and the respiratory tract . The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system , resulting in convulsions and respiratory depression. Exposure by ingestion may result in death.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 204°C
Melting point: 180°C
, the substance sublimes at room temperature.
Density: 0.99
g/cm3
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25°C: 0.12
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 27
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.24
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1
Flash point: 66°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 466°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.6-3.5

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

Camphor is available in two optical isomers (CAS 464-48-2 and 464-49-3) and as a racemic mixture (CAS 21368-68-3).
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-41GF1-II+III

NFPA Code: H0; F2; R0;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1021 CAMPHOR
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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