4-Methylmorpholine is used as a solvent for dyes, resins, waxes and pharmaceuticals. It acts as a crosslinker in the preparation of polyurethane foams, elastomers and adhesives. It is used as a precursor to prepare N-methylmorpholine N-oxide and morpholinium cation based ionic liquids. It is utilized as corrosion inhibitors and anti-scaling agents in industries.
Miscible with water.
Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, carbon dioxide and strong oxidizing agents.
|116° to 118°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: 4-METHYLMORPHOLINE
RTECSNumber : QE5775000
TSCA : TSCA