Reagent for protection of phenols as their 2,4-dimethylbenzyl ethers, e.g. by reaction with the phenol in the presence of K2CO3 and a trace of KI. The group is relatively stable to atmospheric pressure hydrogenolysis, but is readily cleaved at higher pressure: Synthesis, 987 (1982)./n
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor