Thiophene-2-carboxaldehyde is used in the preparation of beta-aryl-beta-amino acids and urea derivatives. It acts as an arylation reagent. Further, it is used in the synthesis of unsaturated ketones, which serve as antiviral and cytotoxic agents. In addition to this, it is used as an intermediate to manufacture pharmaceuticals and aromatic compounds.
Miscible with chloroform, alcohol, ether, dimethylsulfoxide, ethyl acetate and most organic solvents. Immiscible with water.
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.
|196° to 198°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
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 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.
RTECSNumber : XM8135000
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C