Agent Name

Tetrasodium orthosilicate

CAS Number

13472-30-5

Formula

H4-O4-Si.4Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silicic acid (H4SiO4), sodium salt (1:4); Silicic acid (H4SiO4), tetrasodium salt; [ChemIDplus] Sodium orthosilicate; Sodium silicate; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] UN1759

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White powder; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

No reproductive or developmental toxicity observed in rats at doses mildly toxic to parents; No evidence of mutagenicity; [ToxPlanet: JECDB] Causes burns; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] See "Lithium orthosilicate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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