It is used as pharmaceutical intermediate.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Wear eye/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.