Piperine

  • 1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl-1-oxo-2,4-pentadienyl-piperine
Formula
C17H19NO3
Structure
Description
Pale yellow liquid.
Uses
To impart pungent taste to brandy.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
94-62-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-348-0
EC Class
harmful
S 22 36/37
RTECS
TN2321500
RTECS class
Drug; Reproductive Effector
Merck
12,7625
Beilstein/Gmelin
90741
Beilstein Reference
5-20-03-00469
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C17H19NO3
Formula mass
285.35
Melting point, °C
128 - 131
Density
1.25 g/cm3
Solubility in water
40 mg/L
Viscosity
1130 cp (95 C)
Refractive index
1.6846 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Wear appropriate safety goggles, protective clothing and gloves.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the proper protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause irritation of the mucous membranes.
   Skin
May cause irriation.
   Eyes
May cause irriation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.

Transport.
HS Code
2939 99 90