Sodium dichloroisocyanurate can be used as a reagent for N-monochlorination and dehydrochlorination of amino esters. It is also a reagent for chlorination to detect ammonium via formation of colored zebra-bands in a detecting tube.
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Reagent for N-chlorination of primary and secondary amines, particularly useful for chlorination of hindered amines: Synth. Commun., 18, 2135 (1988).
Hazard Statements: H272-H302-H319-H335
May intensify fire; oxidizer. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P221-P210v-P220-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. 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.