(−)-α-Pinene (C10H16)

Substance: (1S,5S)-2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene.

Also known as: (1S)-(−)-α-Pinene (1S,5S)-2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene (1S,5S)-2-Pinene

Chemspider article about (−)-α-Pinene

Wikipedia article about (−)-α-Pinene

Hazard information warning

Flammable
Lower systemic health hazards
Environment

Hazard statements

  • Flammable liquid and vapour
  • Causes skin irritation
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • May cause respiratory irritation
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Keep container tightly closed.
  • Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
  • Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/light/…/equipment.
  • Use only non-sparking tools.
  • Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
  • Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Take off contaminated clothing. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Collect spillage.
  • Store locked up.
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

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