is prepared by the oxidation of camphor with strong nitric acid and is a white crysta.ire body, which melts at 208 degrees C., is slightly soluble in cold, but faiily so in hot water, and easily dissolved by alcohol. It somewhat resembles phthalic acid, and some six modifications of it are knownviz., four optically active and two optically inactive forms. It is stated to be used:n making celluloid articles.

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