(R)-(-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol is used as a chiral reagent. Also used as intermediate for pharmaceutical.
Fully miscible with water.
Hygroscopic, store away from water/moisture. Store in cool. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from oxidizing agent.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.