Camphoric acid, (-)-

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MedKoo CAT#: 596944

CAS#: 560-09-8

Description: Camphoric acid, (-)- is a white crystallisable substance obtained from the oxidation of camphor. It exists in three optically different forms; the dextrorotatory one is obtained by the oxidation of dextrorotatory camphor and is used in pharmaceuticals.

Chemical Structure

Camphoric acid, (-)-
CAS# 560-09-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 596944
Name: Camphoric acid, (-)-
CAS#: 560-09-8
Chemical Formula: C10H16O4
Exact Mass: 200.1049
Molecular Weight: 200.23
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.98; H, 8.05; O, 31.96

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Synonym: Camphoric acid, (-)-; L-Camphoric acid;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1S,3R)-1,2,2-trimethylcyclopentane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H16O4/c1-9(2)6(7(11)12)4-5-10(9,3)8(13)14/h6H,4-5H2,1-3H3,(H,11,12)(H,13,14)/t6-,10+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C([C@]1(C)C(C)(C)[C@H](C(O)=O)CC1)O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 200.23 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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