Phthalan is used in the synthesis of nine-membered cyclic dione ethers. It is used along with excess Li metal in the presence of 4,4′-Di-tert-butylbiphenyl, B21470, results in opening of the furan ring. It is used in the synthesis of functionalized benzylic alcohols.
Low aqueous solubility.
Store away from oxidizing agents. Store in a cool, dry condition in well sealed containers.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.