2,4,6,8-Tetramethyl-2,4,6,8-tetravinylcyclotetrasiloxane is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is used in the preparation of 4-vinyl-benzoic acid ethyl ester. Further, it is used to prepare styrene derivatives by cross-coupling with aryl bromide in the presence of palladium catalyst.
Miscible with most organic solvents.
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with acids, bases and strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
RTECSNumber : GZ4550000
TSCA : TSCA