Phenylhydrazine hydrochloride is used as a selective mannosidase inhibitor. It is used in the study of tyrosine phosphorylation of janus protein tyrosine kinase in the EPO-responsive normal erythroblastoid cells of anemic mice. It is used in steroid assays and as an N-protecting reagent. Its free base, phenylhydrazine is used to prepare indoles, which find application as intermediates in the synthesis of various dyes and pharmaceuticals.
Soluble in water and alcohol.
Air and light sensitive. Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and bases.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : MV9000000
TSCA : TSCA