2,6-Di-tert-butylpyridine is used in the preparation of 2, 6-di-tert-butylpyridine hydrotriflate. It is used as a proton scavenger to check the progress of the living polymerization of isobutylene. It is associated with cerric ammonium nitrate and used in the alfa-enolation of aldehydes. It is involved in the preparation of vinyl triflate using polymer-bound 2,6-di-tert-butylpyridine.
Miscible with alcohol, acetone, and hexane. Immiscible with water.
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.
|100° to 101°C (23mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
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.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.