1,3-Dimethyl-3,4,5,6-tetrahydro-2(1H)-pyrimidinone is a versatile solvent used in the N-alkylation of chiral and O-alkylation of aldoses. It is involved in the preparation of poly(aryl ethers). It is a cyclic urea and used as a polar aprotic organic solvent. Further, it reacts with trifluoro-methanesulfonic acid anhydride to prepare 2,2′-oxy-bis(1,3-dimethyl-tetrahydropyrimidinium) bis(trifluoromethanesulfonate).
Miscible with water.
Hygroscopic. Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|246° to 247°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : UW7582500
TSCA : TSCA