Agent Name

Methyltriethoxysilane

CAS Number

2031-67-6

Formula

C7-H18-O3-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

A 162; ICI-EP 5850; Methaneorthosiliconic acid, triethyl ester; Methyl triethoxysilane; Silane, methyltriethoxy-; Silane, triethoxymethyl-; Triethoxymethylsilane; Triethoxysilylmethane; Union carbide A-162; Union carbide a-162; Triethoxy(methyl)silane; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; Causes somnolence, ataxia, and other respiratory changes in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes tremor and dyspnea in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; Causes somnolence and gastrointestinal changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and eye irritant; May cause CNS effects; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Trimethoxypropylsilane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

11 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,000 ppm/8hr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

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