It helps in the synyhesis of of heterotactic polylactic acid from rac-lactide.
Reacts with water.
Handle under dry protective gas. Air sensitive. Store away from strong bases and oxidizing agents, heat, acids and water.
|0.5M in THF|
|Yellow to brown to black|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
In contact with water releases flammable gas.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Suspected of causing cancer.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packaging Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, WATER-REACTIVE, FLAMMABLE
storageNote1 : 2° to 8°C