Used as a ligand in transition-metal complex catalyst chemistry. Oxime acts as an antioxidant, radical scavenger which find applications in textile, plastic, paint, detergent, and rubber industry.
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The dianion (n-BuLi) reacts to form heterocycles with electrophiles, e.g. methyl benzoate (or benzonitrile), CO2 or benzophenone: J. Org. Chem., 35, 1806 (1970); J. Chem. Soc. (C), 974 (1971); J. Heterocycl. Chem., 13, 449 (1976), respectively:
Hazard Statements: H302
Harmful if swallowed.
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