2-Bromo-6-methoxyphenol is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.
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Ji-Qiang Chen; Jian-Hua Xie; Deng-Hui Bao; Sheng Liu and Qi-Lin Zhou. Total Synthesis of (-)-Galanthamine and (-)-Lycoramine via Catalytic Asymmetric Hydrogenation and Intramolecular Reductive Heck Cyclization. Acta Cryst. 2012, 14 (11), 2714-2717.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.