7-Hydroxyisoquinoline is used to study its photophysial behavior in polymer matrices such as polymethyl methacrylate, cellulose acetate, polyvinyl alcohol and sulfonated tetrafluoroethylene based fluoropolymer- copolymer. It also used to prepare quinine. Further, it is used as the material for all optical switching due to its excited state proton transfer (ESPT) effect.
Soluble in methanol and concentrated sulfuric acid.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
|226° to 228°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.