2-Phenoxybenzaldehyde is used as a reagent in the synthesis of chiral 1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-ones as potent and highly selective FAAH inhibitors. Also used as a reagent in the synthesis of [4-(phenoxy)pyridin-3-yl]methylamines; a new class of selective noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (NRI).
Very slightly soluble in water.
Air sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents.
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.