A dicyclic Terpene obtained from tree exudates such as turpentine. Alpha pinene is a colorless transparent liquid that is used as a solvent for coatings, polishes, and waxes. It is also used for the synthesis of Camphene, Camphor, and Terpineol.
- Contact will cause irritation.
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Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in ethanol, chloroform, ether. Insoluble in water.
|Melting Point||-40 C|
|Boiling Point||156-160 C|
Resources and Citations
- Richard S. Lewis, Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993 Comment: ref. index=1.4655-1.1670
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Robert Weast (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, v. 61, 1980 Comment: ref. index=1.464