2,3-Dimethylanisole is used as starting reagent in the synthesis of biphenyl-indanone A, a positive allosteric modulator of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 2. It can be used to produce 2-methoxy-6-methyl-benzaldehyde by heating.
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.