It is employed in the synthesis of 2′,3′-dideoxy and 2′,3′-unsaturated ribofuranonucleosides as potential antiviral agents.
Insoluble in water.
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
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.