2-Methylindole is used as a reactant for regioselective synthesis of oxopyrrolidine analogs via iodine-catalyzed Markovnikov addition reaction, Friedel-Crafts alkylation reactions, preparation of tryptophan dioxygenase inhibitors pyridyl-ethenyl-indoles as potential anticancer immunomodulators, Michael addition reactions and in synthesis of cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1)/cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors.
Insoluble in water.
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents. It is sensitive to light.
|272° to 273°C|
|56° to 60°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : NM0345000
TSCA : TSCA