2-Chloro-1-(ethoxymethyl)imidazole is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate. It is also used in the synthesis of a new class of antifungal agents. Further, it is employed in Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reactions.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye 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.