It is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate.
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Pierluigi Barbaro.; Claudio Bianchini.; Antonio Togni. Synthesis and Characterization of Ruthenium(II) Complexes Containing Chiral Bis(ferrocenyl)-P3 or -P2S Ligands. Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Acetophenone.Organometallics. 1997, 16 (13),3004-3014.
Hazard Statements: H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.