Propargylamine is used in the synthesis of a chiral, a fluorescent macrocycle by 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of propargyl amides of carbohydrate-linked amino acids and 9,10-bis(azidomethyl)anthracene. It acts as an intermediate in the production of drugs.
Miscible with water, chloroform and ethyl acetate.
Hygroscopic. Light sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, strong oxidizing agents and carbon dioxide.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, TOXIC, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : UK5250000
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C