2,6-Pyridinedimethanol was used in the preparation of Fe(III) complexes [Fe(18)O(6)(OH)(8)(pdm)(10)(pdmH)(4)(H(2)O)(4)](ClO(4))(10) and Fe(9)O(4)(OH)(2)(O(2)CMe)(10)(pdm)(pdmH)(4)](NO(3)). It is a ligand used in the synthesis of a variety of metal complexes and catalysts.
Taketo Taguchi, et al. Unusual Fe9 and Fe18 structural types from the use of 2,6-pyridinedimethanol in Fe(III) cluster chemistry.Dalton Trans.,2010,39(38), 9131-9139.
Joel M. Hawkins, et al. Dioxomolybdenum(VI)-substituted 2,6-pyridinedimethanol complexes: new five-coordinate species.Inorg. Chem.,1986,25(9), 1501-1503.
Hazard Statements: H315-H318-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.
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