Esters of this alcohol have been used as a means of carboxyl protection. They can be cleaved with Pd(II) in the presence of triphenylphosphine, triethylamine and formic acid: J. Org. Chem., 57, 1647 (1992)./n
Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H333-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. May be harmful if inhaled. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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.