2-(Dimethylamino)pyridine in toluene at room temperature in the presence of 1.1 equivalent of methyl trifluoromethanesulfonate forms (2-pyridyl)-trimethylammonium trifluoromethanesulfonate salt. It is used as a model substrate in the preparation of chelate carbene via cyclometalation, H2 loss and reversible α-elimination.
Soluble in water.
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
|190° to 192°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
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.
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.
RTECSNumber : US9200000