Ethyl 3-phenylpropionate is used as an active pharmaceutical ingredient intermediate. It is also used in the synthesis of pyrimidine based inhibitors of cyclin-dependant kinases.
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Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a
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