4-Fluorobenzyl alcohol is used in the preparation of many compounds including amides. It is also used as an pharmaceutical intermediate.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H227
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.