Agent Name

Ethylphenyldichlorosilane

CAS Number

1125-27-5

Formula

C8-H10-Cl2-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Dichloroethylphenylsilane; Phenylethyldichlorosilane; Silane, dichloroethylphenyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2987

Category

Chlorosilanes

Description

Colorless liquid with a sharp odor like hydrochloric acid; [HSDB]

Comments

Rats and mice exposed to lethal concentrations (>10mg/m3/2H) have dyspnea and CNS depression. [ChemIDplus] Corrosive on contact with moisture in skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [HSDB] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Dangerous When Wet

Yes - A material that, by contact with water, is liable to become spontaneously flammable or to give off flammable or toxic gas at a rate greater than 1 L per kilogram of the material, per hour; [ERG 2004]

Explanatory Notes

ERG Guide is for "Chlorosilanes, corrosive, n.o.s." Not TIH in land-based spills, but TiH substance released when spilled in water; [ERG 2016]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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