Agent Name

Calcium silicide

CAS Number

12013-55-7

Formula

Ca-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Calcium monosilicide; [Spectrum MSDS] UN1405; UN1406

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black-brown solid with a repulsive odor; [Spectrum MSDS]

Comments

May react vigorously or explosively with water evolving flammable gases; [ERG] Reacts violently with water producing flammable but non-toxic gases; A skin and eye irritant; [Spectrum MSDS] See "Calcium disilicide." See "Magnesium silicide."

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