4'-Methylacetophenone is used as a flavoring agent. It reacts with morpholine to get 4-(p-tolyl-thioacetyl)-morpholine in the presence of sulfur as a reagent. Further, it is used as an intermediate in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients, perfumes and cosmetics.
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Chen, Z.; Chen, W.; Tong, T.; Zeng, A. Continuous liquid phase acylation of toluene over HBEA zeolite: Solvent effects and origin of the deactivation. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2015, 396, 231-238.
Hazard Statements: H227-H302
Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statements: P210u-P280a-P264-P301+P312a-P403+P235-P501a
Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF SWALLOWED: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.