2,3,6-Trimethylphenol is used as intermediate for synthetic vitamin E. It is used for manufacturing 2, 3, 5-Trimethylhydroquinone. It is used as intermediate for antioxidants and plastics. It is used as a comonomer for the modification of polyphenylene oxide resins.
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Katsuomi Takehira; Masao Shimizu; Yoshihito Watanabe; Hideo Orita; Takashi Hayakawa. A novel oxygenation of 2,3,6-trimethylphenol to trimethyl-p-benzoquinone by dioxygen with copper(II) chloride/amine hydrochloride catalyst. Tetrahedron Letters.1989, 30 6691-6692.
Mentions de danger (UE): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Mentions de prudence: P260u-P201-P280i-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Obtain special instructions before use. Wear eye/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.