Safety (MSDS) data for piperazine

Safety (MSDS) data for piperazine

Hazard: corrosive


    Synonyms: pyrazine hexahydride, piperazine phosphate, 1,4-diethylenediamine, hexahydro-1,4-diazine
    Use: an intermediate in the preparation of pharmaceuticals, polymers, dyes.
    Molecular formula: C4H10N2
    CAS No: 110-85-0
    EC No:

Physical data

    Appearance: off-white or colourless crystals
    Melting point: 106 C
    Boiling point: 146 C
    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure:
    Specific gravity: 1.1
    Flash point: 82 C
    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature:


    Stable. Hygroscopic. Light sensitive. Flammable.


    Corrosive - causes burns.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any toxicological abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-HMN LDLO 5000 mg kg-1
    ORL-RAT LD50 3800 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    R10 R34.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses. Adequate ventilation.

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