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LC1273 Canada balsam

glass-hard optically pure


Canada Balsam is used for cementing optical components. It has a refractive index of 1.545 – 1.546 at 20 °C. The softening point is at 65 – 70 °C.


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28273 Fibre case 100 g inquire


Product information
Synonyms Balsam Canada
HS Code 1301 90 00
EC number 232-362-2
CAS number 8007-47-4


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) insoluble
Density 0.98 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 215.3 g/mol


Safety information
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat > 5000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit > 5000 mg/kg