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Camphene

Camphene Camphene
IUPAC Name
2,2-dimethyl-3-methylene-bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane
HS Code
2902.19.00
Formula
C10H16
Appearance
Crystalline Solid
Cas No.
79-92-5
Common Names
Camphene
Packaging
- 840 @ 25 kg Drums, 21 MT / 20'FCL
Category
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Surplus
Sub Category
  • Paint additives
  • Protection Agents
  • Solvent
  • Fragrance agent
  • Medicinal

Brief Overview

 

Camphene is a transparent liquid obtained from camphor oil or synthesized from turpentine. It is a member of the class of compound known as bicyclic monoterpenoids. It has 2 rings fused to each other. When burned, it produces a brilliant light but generates smoke and is also potentially explosive.

 

Manufacturing process

 

Camphene is prepared by distilling turpentine in the presence of quicklime to give rise to purified spirit of turpentine, which is camphene.

Solvent

 

Camphene is used as a solvent in paints, varnishes and perfumes.

 

Fragrance Industry

 

Camphene is used as a raw material in the synthesis of fragrant chemical compounds, especially in the perfume industry, and is used in the making of camphor, incense sticks, etc.

 

Artificial lights

 

Light produced by camphene is bright and pure, it is used in camphene lamps to produce artificial lighting.

 

Pharmaceutical Industry

 

Camphene is used to treat bacterial, fungal and viral infection that affect the respiratory system.

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