4-Pentyn-1-ol is widely utilized in ring-opening polymerization reactions. It plays an important role as a starting reagent in stereo selective total synthesis of antimicrobial marine metabolites, ieodomycin A and B. It is also used in the preparation of 3-pent-4-ynyloxy phthalonitrile.
Miscible with water.
Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
|153° to 155°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.