Ethoxycarbonyl isothiocyanate, is used as a building block in the synthesis of various heterocycles. It is also used for the synthesis of 1,2,4-oxadiazolidine-3,5-dione. It is used as an important raw material and intermediate used in organic Synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff.
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Useful building block in the synthesis of various heterocycles. For a review, see: Synthesis, 301 (1975). For use in synthesis of 1,2,4-oxadiazolidine-3,5-dione, see: Synthesis, 265 (1991):
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