Morpholine

Physical Properties

Freezing point, °C -5
Flash point, °C 32
Boiling point, °C 128-130
Density @ 20°C, g/cm3 1.016
Ignition temperature, °C 275

Description

Morpholine is a colorless to yellow liquid with a perceptible amine-like odor. It is miscible with water.

Applications

Intermediate used in the production of:

  • Corrosion inhibitors
  • Crop protection agents
  • Dyes
  • Optical brighteners
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Rubber chemicals

Synonyms

Tetrahydro-1,4-oxazine

Safety

Morpholine is irritating to skin, and harmful if swallowed. There is risk to serious damage to eyes and to health if prolonged exposure. It is also flammable. Wear protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection.

Always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed information on safety.

Packaging

This product is available in bulk and drums.

Storage & Handling

Morpholine has a shelf life of 24 months. It must be protected from fire, explosions, sources of ignition and electrostatic charges, acids and acid forming substances. Ensure thorough ventilation of work and storage area.

 

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