It has been used as the source of tetraethylammonium ions in pharmacological and physiological studies, but is also used in organic chemical synthesis.
Samuel J Goodchild; Hongjian Xu; Zeineb Es-Salah-Lamoureux; Christopher A Ahern; David Fedida. Basis for allosteric open-state stabilization of voltage-gated potassium channels by intracellular cations. Journal of General Physiology, 2012, 140 (5), 495-511.
Ling Xiao et. al. Unique cardiac Purkinje fiber transient outward current β-subunit composition: a potential molecular link to idiopathic ventricular fibrillation. Circulation Research, 2013, 112 (10), 1310-1322.
Reagent for conversion of ɑß-enones in TFA to ß-iodo ketones in high yield: Tetrahedron, 39, 1529 (1983).
해저드 설명서 (EU): H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
주의 설명서: 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.