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Substance Name: Balsam copaiba
RN: 8001-61-4


  • A phytogenic antineoplastic agent; isolated from Copaifera langsdorffii.
  • TSCA Definition 2019: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of resins, essential oils, and usually cinnamic and benzoic acids. (Copaifera, Leguminosae).
  • Vaginal cream containing copaiba oil (Copaifera duckei Dwyer).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Natural Product
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Balsam copaiba
  • Copaiba
  • Copaiba balsam


  • Balsam capivi
  • Balsam copaiba
  • Balsam copaiba, dewaxed
  • Balsams, copaiba
  • Copaiba balsam
  • Copaiba balsam extract
  • Copaiba oil (South American spp. of Copaifera L.)
  • Copaiba oleoresin
  • Copaifera officinalis (Balsam copaiba) resin
  • Copaifera officinalis resin
  • EINECS 232-288-0
  • Jesuit's balsam

Systematic Names

  • Balsam copaiba
  • Balsams, copaiba

Superlist Name

  • Copaiba

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8001-61-4

Other Registry Number

  • 92874-94-7

System Generated Number

  • 0008001614


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 oral 3790uL/kg (3.79mL/kg)   Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Vol. 22, Pg. 101, 1988.