2-Chloro-N,N-dimethylethylamine is a widely used as a intermediate and starting reagent for organic synthesis. Also acts as Intermediate for the syntheses of bephenium hydroxynaphthoate, diltiazem, mepyramine and phenyltoloxamine.
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Harvey Gurien. Reaction of 2-Dimethylaminoethyl Chloride with Magnesium. J. Org. Chem., 1963, 28(3), 878-879.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H301-H311-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor 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.