Methyl 4-chlorobutyrate is used as a pharmaceutical synthesis, industrial dye intermediates.
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Martin Himly, PhD.; Beatrice Jahn-Schmid, PhD.; Klaus Pittertschatscher, PhD.; Barbara Bohle, PhD.; Karl Grubmayr, PhD.; Fátima Ferreira, PhD.; Herwig Ebner, MD.; Christof Ebner, MD. IgE-mediated immediate-type hypersensitivity to the pyrazolone drug propyphenazone. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2003, 111, (4), 882-888.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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.