2-(3-Butynyloxy)tetrahydropyran is used as a reagent in the synthesis of Phomoidride D, a bridged, polycyclic, natural compound that has the ability to inhibit squalene synthase and can be used as an antihypercholesterolemic agent. It is also used as a reagent to prepare Rugulactone, a natural compound that is isolated from Cryptocarya rugulosa.
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Store away from oxidizing agents.
|92° to 95°C (18mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.