2,6-Diacetylpyridine is used as intermediate in organic synthesis. It is a precursor to ligands in coordination chemistry.
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Wanda Radecka-Paryzek. The synthesis and characterization of the macrocyclic and ring-opened complexes formed in the reaction of the lanthanides with 2,6-diacetylpyridine and hydrazine. Inorganica Chimica Acta. 1981, 52 261-268.
Dichiarazioni di rischio (UE): H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Dichiarazioni precauzionali: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. 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.