2,2,6-Trimethyl-1,3-dioxin-4-one is used in the synthesis of dihydropyrimininones as picomolar sodium iodide symporter inhibitors. It is also used in the synthesis of resorcinol amide Hsp90 Inhibitor AT13387. It is used in the synthesis of acetylketene by flash pyrolysis.
David M. Birney; Xiaolian Xu; Sihyun Ham and Xiaomeng Huang. Chemoselectivity in the Reactions of Acetylketene and Acetimidoylketene:? Confirmation of Theoretical Predictions. J. Org. Chem.1997, 62 (21), 7114-7120.
Convenient alternative to diketene in many reactions, stable in the absence of base: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 75, 5400 (1953).
Mentions de danger (UE): H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Mentions de prudence: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.