It is a key intermediate for the synthesis of prostaglandins. It is used in the synthesis of (R)-3-aminooctanoic acid.
Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Keep ignition sources away.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.