It is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H224-H302-H314-H318-H336
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. 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.