Camphor

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01EB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000076-22-2

Chemical Formula

C10-H16-O

Molecular Weight

152

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Respiratory stimulant

Hyperemic agent

Chemical Names

(1RS,4RS)-1,7,7-Trimethylbicylo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one (Ph. Eur.)

2-Bornanone (USP)

2-Camphanone

2-Keto-1,7,7-trimethyl-norcamphane

Bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane-2-one, 1,7,7-trimethyl- (USP)

DL-2-Bornanone

Foreign Names

  • Camphora racemica (Latin)
  • Kampfer, racemisch (German)
  • Camphre racémique (French)
  • Alcanfor racémico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Camphre (OS: DCF)
  • dl-Camphor (OS: JAN)
  • Dextrocamphora (IS)
  • Formosa camphor (IS)
  • Gum camphor (IS)
  • Laurel camphor (IS)
  • Campher, racemischer (PH: Ph. Helv. 10)
  • Camphor (PH: USP 34)
  • Camphor Racemic (PH: BP 2011)
  • Camphor, racemic (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Camphora racemica (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Camphre racémique (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • dl-Camphor (PH: JP XV)
  • d-Camphor (OS: JAN)
  • Dextrocamphora (IS)
  • Japanese camphor (IS)
  • Campher, D- (PH: Ph. Helv. 10)
  • d-Camphor (PH: JP XV)
  • D-Camphor (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • D-Camphora (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • D-Camphre (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Natural Camphor (PH: BP 2011)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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