Agent Name

N,O-Bis(trimethylsilyl)acetamide

CAS Number

10416-59-8

Formula

C8-H21-N-O-Si2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ethanimidic acid, N-(trimethylsilyl)-, trimethylsilyl ester; N-(Trimethylsilyl)acetimidic acid, trimethylsilyl ester; Acetimidic acid, N-(trimethylsilyl)-, trimethylsilyl ester; Trimethylsilyl N-trimethylsilylacetamidate; [ChemIDplus] BSA; BSA Derivatization Grade; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2920

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless or pale yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes decreased immune response in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 750 mg/kg); [RTECS] Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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