Agent Name

Dimethoxydimethylsilane

CAS Number

1112-39-6

Formula

C4-H12-O2-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dimethyldimethoxysilane; KBM 22; Silane, dimethoxydimethyl-; TSL 8112; TSL 8117; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A moderate eye irritant; Causes lachrymation, excitement, and lung changes in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] Causes histopathological liver changes at 1,000 mg/kg/day in 28-day oral study of rats; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Evolves methanol on contact with water; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Methyl silicate."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 21,350 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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