Agent Name

Methyltrimethoxysilane

CAS Number

1185-55-3

Formula

C4-H12-O3-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silane A-163; Silane, methyltrimethoxy-; Silane, trimethoxymethyl-; Trimethoxymethylsilane; Union carbide A-163; Z 6070; Trimethoxy(methyl)silane; [ChemIDplus] Dow Corning product Z-6070; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in household products for conditioning and waterproofing leather; [REPROTOX]

Comments

Shown to be a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs using a modified Buehler method at 25% in PEG 300 without adjuvant (grade 1 skin reactions in 30% and 20% of the animals after 24 and 48 hours, respectively); [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] A mild skin and eye irritant; [RTECS] An eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] 1185-55-3 AND (sensitizer OR sensitization OR allergic): no results; [PubMed] See "Trimethoxysilane" and "Methyl silicate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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