2-Chloro-N-methoxy-N-methylacetamide is used in the preparation of 2-heptyl-3-hydroxy-4(1H)-quinolone (Pseudomonas quinolone signal or PQS) and structurally related 2-alkyl-4-quinolones having biological activity, 2-(benzo[d]thiazol-2-ylsulfonyl)-N-methoxy-N-methylacetamide and α-chloro-ketone, starting reagent for the one-pot synthesis of 2-heptyl-3-hydroxyl-4(1H)-quinolone (PQS), signaling molecule in the quorum sensing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Insoluble in water.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature is 2-8°C. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|39° to 41°C|
|94° to 95°C (9mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
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 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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C