(Formylmethyl)triphenylphosphonium Chloride is a useful Wittig reagent. Used as a reactant for Hydroazidation reactions in preparation of a-azido alcohols, Preparation of prodrug (2-hydroxyamino-vinyl)-triphenyl-phosphonium (HVTP) inhibitor of peroxidase activity and apoptosis and Intramolecular [4 + 3] cycloaddition reactions.
Soluble in water.
Hygroscopic. Store in cool dry place in tightly closed container. Store away from oxidizing agent and water/moisture.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.