With malonate-type nucleophiles gives ß-nitro esters which, on heating with an alkali metal salt in a dipolar aprotic solvent, undergo elimination to alkenes. The sequence can be carried out in one pot: J. Org. Chem., 48, 3678 (1983); Chem. Lett., 757 (1976):/n
Hazard Statements: H227-H315-H319-H335
Combustible liquid. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P210u-P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.