4-Methoxy-3-buten-2-one is an important precursor for the synthesis of 1-methoxy-3-trimethylsilyloxy-1,3-butadiene and the Danishefsky diene and its equivalent. It is widely used as a reactant in the synthesis of hydroisoquinoline derivatives. It is employed as an intermediate for the synthesis of manzamine.
Miscible with tetrahydrofuran, ether, acetonitrile and benzene.
Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
|66° to 69°C (12mmHg)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage : −30°C to −10°C