Ethyl fluoroacetate is used in the synthesis of 4-deoxy-4-fluoro-muscarines. It is also used as starting reagent for the synthesis of ethyl(diethoxyphosphoryl)fluoroacetate. and in development of an ammonolysis-based microencapsulation process.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H300-H310-H330
Flammable liquid and vapour. Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a
IF SWALLOWED: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.