Pyruvic aldehyde is used in the synthesis and cytotoxicity evaluation of N-terminal analogues of tubulysin-U an antimitotic compound. Also used in the synthesis of imidazoles as potent calcitonin gene-related CGRP antagonists.
Soluble in DMSO, water.
Air sensitive. Store under dry inert gas. Store away from oxidizing agents, air.
|35 to 45% w/w aq. soln|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
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 SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA