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camphene technical grade

Product name camphene technical grade
Synonyms 2,2-dimethyl-3-methylenebicyclo[2.2.1]heptane
2,2-Dimethyl-3-Methylene Norbornane
GOST no data
CAS 79-92-5

Camphene is bicyclic monoterpene. It is nearly insoluble in water, but well soluble in alcohol, cyclohexane, dioxane, chloroform;


  • by catalytic isomerization of alpha-pinene or betta-pinene;
  • by isoborneol dehydration;
  • by dehydrochlorination of bornyl- and isobornyl chloride;


    Camphene is used:

  • in camphor preparation;
  • insecticides production (polychlorocamphene);
  • in the preparation of fragrances and as a food additive for flavoring - isobornyl acetate, musteron and others;

  • Manufacturer(s) OJSC Orgsintez
    Chemical structure of camphene

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