(-)-Dibenzoyl-L-tartaric acid is used as an intermediate in pharmaceutical and agro chemical industries. It is used as chiral auxiliary in organic synthesis and as a resolution agent in the synthesis of rameleton.
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Hazard Statements: H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P280i-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Wear eye/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.