camphorCamphor

Camphor, a bicyclic terpene ketone, is a tough gummy volatile fragrant crystalline compound obtained from the wood and bark of the camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora, Taiwan) by steam distillation.
(1R)-(+)-camphor
Molecular formula:
C10H16O
Molecular weight:
152.24
CAS Registry Number:
464-49-3
Melting point:
177 °C
Boiling point:
209 °C
Specific rotation
+44°
Beilstein
7, 101

3D Molecular Model

camphor 3D

If you have installed MIME types for Chemistry for use with the Alchemy mol format, you may click at the 3D model above.

Deutsche Version · Overview of terpenes · Homepage


Burkhard Kirste, 1994-08-19, 1998-02-03