Agent Name

Cyclotetrasiloxane, 2,2,4,4,6,6,8,8-octamethyl-, reaction products with sil

CAS Number

68583-49-3

Formula

C8-H24-O4-Si4.O2-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane, silica reaction product; Cyclotetrasiloxane, octamethyl-, reaction products with silica; [ChemIDplus] AEROSIL R 106; [Evonik MSDS]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

White odorless powder; [Evonik MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as an antiblocking agent, free flow agent, toner, and in silicone rubber; [Evonik MSDS]

Comments

Not irritating to skin or eyes in rabbits; [Evonik MSDS] See "Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane."

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