3-Ethoxysalicylaldehyde is employed in the preparation of Schiff base ligand through condensation with trans-1,2-diaminocyclohexane. It is also useful for the preparation of substituted salen-type Schiff base ligands. Further, it is used to prepare 2-ethoxy-6-[(3-methylaminopropylimino)methyl]phenol by reaction with N-methylpropane-1,3-diamine.
Soluble in cold water. Insoluble in methanol, ethanol, acetone and acetonitrile
Air sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|263° to 264°C|
|66° to 68°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.
RTECSNumber : CU6123000
TSCA : TSCA