Agent Name

1,4-Dinitrosopiperazine

CAS Number

140-79-4

Formula

C4-H8-N4-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

DNPZ; Dinitrosopiperazin [German]; Dinitrosopiperazine; N,N'-Dinitrosopiperazine; N-Dinitrosopiperazine; Piperazine, 1,4-dinitroso-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Pale yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Piperazine"; Piperazine can cause vomiting, confusion, seizures, and coma at therapeutic levels (75 mg/kg/day) in patients with normal renal function; [HSDB] An irritant; [MP MSDS] See "Piperazine and salts."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00019 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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