Ethyl trifluoropyruvate acts as a building block in synthetic chemistry for the synthesis of fluorine containing compounds. It is also used as a reagent for the preparation of potential biologically active compounds like highly enantioselective organocatalytic hydroxyalkylation of indoles.
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해저드 설명서 (EU): H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
주의 설명서: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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.