2-(Trifluoromethyl)benzaldehyde has been used in the preparation of ω-(dimethylamino)-alkylethyl-4(-2-(trifluorormethyl)phenyl)-2,6-dimethyl-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylates, methyl (E)-2-[2-[(E)-2-(2-trifluoromethylphenyl)vinyl]-phenyl]-3-methoxyacrylate via Wittig-Horner reaction. It is a reagent used as electrophilic component in a wide array of reactions.
Soluble in most organic solvents.
Air sensitive. Store under dry inert gas. Store away from oxidizing agents, air.
|70° to 71°C (16mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.