It is used as a building block used in a multikilogram synthesis of a chiral naphthalenoid histamine receptor antagonist.
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Rumiko Sakurai.; Atsushi Yuzawa.; Kenichi Sakai.; Noriaki Hirayama. Dielectrically Controlled Enantiomeric Resolution (DCR) of (R)- and (S)-2-Methylpyrrolidine by (R,R)-Tartaric Acid.Dielectrically Controlled Enantiomeric Resolution (DCR) of (R)- and (S)-2-Methylpyrrolidine by (R,R)-Tartaric Acid. 2006, 6 (7),1606-1610.
Mentions de danger (UE): H225-H314-H318
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Mentions de prudence: P210-P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. 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.