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Ethyl oxalyl chloride is used in the synthesis of 2-oxo-3-alkenoic esters and alpha-keto ester in good yield. It acts as a reactant in the preparation of oxyoxalamide derivatives as an epoxide hydrolase inhibitor.
Reaction with imidazole, followed by a Grignard reagent, provides a route to ɑ-keto esters, generally in good yield: J. Org. Chem., 46, 211 (1981).
In the presence of pyridine, electron-rich alkenes give 2-oxo-3-alkenoic esters: Synthesis, 137 (1986):
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Hazard Statements: H226-H314-H318-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280a-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.