Camphene

 

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    Camphene, colourless and crystalline solid, is found in minute quantities in Turpentine. The Odor similar as Camphor, nearly insoluble in water, but well soluble in common organic solvents. It is a minor constituent of many essential oils such as Turpentine, Cypress oil, Camphor oil, Citronella oil, Neroli, Ginger oil and Valerian. Camphene is used chiefly as materials of Synthetic Borneol, Sandalwood fragrance, Synthetic camphor, Synthetic perfumes, IBOA, Toxaphene perfume, medicines and other synthetic organic chemicals. And also as a food additive for flavoring.

    Camphene is obtained by the isomerization of alpha pinene; it is mainly composed of camphene, tricyclene and alpha fenchene. It is nearly insoluble in water, but well soluble in common organic solvents. It volatilizes readily at room temperature and has a pungent smell. It is a minor constituent of many essential oils such as turpentine, cypress oil, camphor oil, citronella oil, neroli, ginger oil, and valerian. Camphene is used in the preparation of fragrances, synthetic camphor, synthetic perfumes, sandal 208, IBOA, toxaphene perfume and pesticides, medicines and other synthetic organic chemicals. And as a food additive for flavoring

     

    Physico Chemical Properties:

     

    Specification Limit
    Formula C10H16
    Molar mass 136.24 g/mol
    Boiling point   159 °C
    Density 842 kg/m³
    Melting point 51 to 52 °C (124 to 126 °F; 324 to 325 K)
    CAS Number 79-92-5

                                           

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Gyan Flavours Export is one of the leading Manufacturer and Exporter of Essential Oils, Aromatic Chemical, Spice Oils, Carrier Oils. Our company has been catering to the requirements of various essential oil and allied products in the Indian market to various multinationals for the past 40 years and now we are a well-established and reputed name in the Indian industry. We began with the sales in the local Indian market and gradually expanded our operations to International Markets.