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2013-10-07 23:00:18

“Production and Market of Turpentine in China” is the new market research report added to the online library of ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 China’s turpentine mainly refers to gum turpentine owing to the small amount of crude sulphate turpentine and wood turpentine. China has abundant pine resources, which ensures ample supply of oleoresin, gum rosin and gum turpentine. The domestic output of turpentine is mainly driven by the tapping of oleoresin and...

2010-05-27 16:12:00

'Medicated' oil claiming to treat multitude of ailments is potentially toxic SILVER SPRING, Md., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned consumers not to purchase or use a product called "Arrow Brand Medicated Oil & Embrocation," also labeled as "Aceite Medicinal La Flecha" (Spanish) or Mandarin. The product is potentially toxic and contains two substances, methyl salicylate and camphor, which are poisonous when ingested. (Logo:...

2009-05-07 15:46:10

Inappropriate uses of camphor, which provides the strong aromatic odor to many cold products, can cause seizures in young children, U.S. researchers warn. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York said that children are particularly vulnerable to the toxic effects of camphor, which is easily absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes and as a result the federal government limits the camphor content of common cold preparations and requires...

2009-05-07 08:30:09

Inappropriate use of camphor-containing products may be a common and underappreciated cause of seizures in young children, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The study, published in this month's issue of Pediatrics, calls for efforts to educate communities about the hazards of camphor and to crack down on illegally marketed camphor products. Camphor"”a naturally occurring waxy substance with a strong, aromatic...

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2009-04-27 14:26:49

Poisonings in several New York City children have sparked doctors to warn parents to avoid using imported camphor products. The alert is reported in the May issue of the journal Pediatrics about three toddlers that suffered seizures in January 2008.  Either they had eaten camphor products, inhaled camphor or had it rubbed on them as a cold remedy.  The products included folk remedies, pesticides and air fresheners.  The three toddlers were treated at a Bronx hospital and did...

2007-06-07 06:00:30

By Jirovetz, Leopold; Buchbauer, Gerhard; Schmidt, Erich; Stoyanova, Albena S; Et al Abstract Commercially available geraniol and nerol, as well as some derivatives, were analyzed for their purity using GC and GC/MS. The olfactoric quality of the samples was evaluated by professional perfumers. Antimicrobial testings using an agar dilution and an agar diffusion method were done to obtain information about their activities against some Gram-(+) and Gram-(-) bacteria, as well as the yeast...

2006-06-19 17:32:11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Novartis AG on Monday began recalling its Triaminic Vapor Patch cough- suppressant products due to adverse health effects that could occur if a child ingests the patch. The company has received eight complaints of reactions involving ingestion of the product, including reports of a seizure with a child who accidentally chewed it, the company said. The patch, designed for children at least two years old, is intended to be applied to the throat or chest, the...

2005-07-11 22:40:00

Ainara Lecumberri Munárriz recently defended her PhD thesis at the Public University of Navarre, in which the applicability of new inductors derived from camphor in asymmetric alkylation and Diels-Alder reactions was studied. Spatially selective synthesis Assymetric synthesis is the process by which the molecule is made to react solely on one side. This is of interest because carbons are tetrahedral and the properties of the molecules depend on how their atoms are situated in space. In...


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Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

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