(R)-(-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol is used as a chiral reagent. Also used as intermediate for pharmaceutical.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H227-H315-H319
Combustible liquid. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.