(S)-(+)-2-Amino-1-phenylethanol is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is involved in the preparation of enantiopure (R)-octopamine, (R)-tembamide and (R)-aegeline.
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Dichiarazioni di rischio (UE): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Dichiarazioni precauzionali: P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310a
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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.