Agent Name

1-Aminoethylpiperazine

CAS Number

140-31-8

Formula

C6-H15-N3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-(2-Aminoethyl)piperazine; 1-Piperazineethanamine; 1-Piperazineethylamine; Aminoethylpiperazine; N-(2-Aminoethyl)piperazine; N-(beta-Aminoethyl)piperazine; Piperazine, 1-(2-aminoethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] UN2815

Category

Piperazines

Description

Colorless to light colored liquid;

Sources/Uses

Used as an epoxy curing agent and chemical intermediate for pharmaceuticals, antihelmintics, and surface-active agents; [HSDB] Used as an epoxy resin hardener; [Sullivan, p. 473]

Comments

Liquid causes second or third degree burns after short contact. [CHRIS] Pulmonary edema may result from inhalation of high concentrations. [NJ-HSFS] Can cause coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath if inhaled; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

0.1 ppm

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 93 deg C; Odor threshold from CHEMINFO;

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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