Agent Name

N-Nitrosopiperidine

Alternative Name

NPIP

CAS Number

100-75-4

Formula

C5-H10-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitrosopiperidine; N-Nitroso-piperidin [German]; N-PIP; NO-Pip; Nitrosopiperidin [German]; Piperidine, 1-nitroso-; Pyridine, hexahydro-N-nitroso-; TL 266; [ChemIDplus] NPIP

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Yellow liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; MAC-2 (considered to be carcinogenic for man because sufficient data from long-term animal studies or limited evidence from animal studies substantiated by evidence from epidemiological studies indicate that it can make a significant contribution to cancer risk); [MAK] May cause irritation; Causes liver injury in high-dose animal studies; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.09 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (mice) > 500 mg/m3/10min

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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