2,3-Dimethylfuran may be used in the synthesis of 2,9-dioxabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane. Ireland Alcohol was synthesized in from 2,3-dimethylfuran.
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Sara M Aschmann et. al. Kinetics of the reactions of OH radicals with 2- and 3-methylfuran, 2,3- and 2,5-dimethylfuran, and E- and Z-3-hexene-2,5-dione, and products of OH + 2,5-dimethylfuran.. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011, 45(5), 1859-1865 .
Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H312-H332
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.