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2,6-Lutidine is used as a solvent in organic synthesis and as a sterically hindered mild base. It is also used as a vulcanization accelerator for dyes, resins and rubber. It also acts as a food additive.
This hindered base has been recommended for the exhaustive methylation of aromatic amines: J. Org. Chem., 35, 1558 (1970), and for the Rosenmund reduction of acyl halides to aldehydes: Synthesis, 767 (1976).
Base catalyst for the silylation of highly-hindered secondary or tertiary alcohols by tert-Butyldimethylsilyl trifluoromethanesulfonate, A12174.
For monometallation with potassium amide in liquid ammonia, and subsequent carboethoxylation with diethyl carbonate, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 6, 611 (1988)./
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Hanson, S. K.; Baker, R. T. Knocking on Wood: Base Metal Complexes as Catalysts for Selective Oxidation of Lignin Models and Extracts. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015,48 (7), 2037-2048.
Hazard Statements: H226-H302-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant