(S)-(+)-5-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-pyrrolidinone serves as a building block in the synthesis of (R)- and (S)-diaminovaleric acids1 and of 5-azasemicorrin bidentate nitrogen ligands for enantioselective catalysis.
Soluble in water.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
|147° to 149°C (0.06mmHg)|
|78° to 82°C|
|+30° (c=2 in Ethanol)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.