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Piperazine dihydrochloride

Synonyms & Trade Names
Piperazine hydrochloride [Note: The monochloride, C4H10N2 HCl, is also commercially available.]
CAS No.
142-64-3
RTECS No.
TL4025000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C4H10N2 • 2HCl
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White to cream-colored needles or powder.
MW:
159.1
BP:
?
MLT: 635°F
Sol:
41%
VP:
?
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
?
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Combustible Solid, but does not ignite easily.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Water [Note: Slightly hygroscopic (i.e., absorbs moisture from the air).]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; skin burns, sensitization; asthma; gastrointestinal upset, headache, nausea, vomiting, incoordination, muscle weak
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION
 
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