Agent Name

Trimethylsilanol

CAS Number

1066-40-6

Formula

C3-H10-O-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hydroxytrimethylsilane; Silanol, 1,1,1-trimethyl-; Silanol, trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] Trimethylhydroxysilane; [ToxPlanet: JECDB] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless liquid with a strong odor; [Wacker Silicones MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [Wacker Silicones MSDS]

Comments

Reduced spontaneous motor activity, staggering gait, and decreased body weight observed in 28-day oral study of rats at the highest tested dose (640 mg/kg/day); No evidence of mutagenicity; [ToxPlanet: JECDB] Contains 10-30% hexamethyl disiloxane (CAS# 107-46-0) as an impurity; May cause mild eye irritation; [Wacker Silicones MSDS] See "Hexamethyldisiloxane" and "Dimethylsilane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.14 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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