3-Benzyl-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)-4-methylthiazolium chloride, aliphatic aldehydes undergo the acyloin condensation in the presence of this catalyst and mild base. It acts as a catalyst for the addition of aliphatic and heterocyclic aldehydes to α,β-unsaturated ketones, nitriles and esters.
Soluble in water.
Hygroscopic. Store away from water and oxidizing agents. Protect from humidity and water. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|142° to 145°C|
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.