2-Methylcyclohexanol is used in the preparation of acetic acid-(2-methyl-cyclohexyl ester) by reaction with acetic anhydride. Further, it is used to study the effect of organic solvents on epoxide hydrolase.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H332
Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280a-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. 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. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.