2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylpyridine is used for the generation of enol triflates from ketones using trifluoromethanesulfonic anhydride. It is also used in the synthesis of 1,2-dihydro-2-silanaphthalene derivatives, as base in PtCl4-catalyzed cyclization reactions of homopropargyl azide derivatives and in diastereoselective synthesis of β-thiomannopyranosides.
Sparingly soluble in water. Soluble in ethanol, acetic acid and diethyl ether.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature is 2 - 8°C. Store under inert gas. It is sensitive to air and light.
|30° to 35°C|
|232° to 234°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C