2-Ethylbutyryl chloride was used in syntheses of bicyclic thiophene derivatives. It is used as an organic intermediate.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H314-H318
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
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.