Agent Name

Vinyltriethoxysilane

CAS Number

78-08-0

Formula

C8-H18-O3-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silane, ethenyltriethoxy-; Silane, triethoxyvinyl-; Triethoxy(vinyl)silane; Triethoxyvinyl silane; KBE 1003; NV 1107; Polyscience VTES; Silane A 151; Silane, vinyl triethoxy 1-151; Triethoxyvinylsilane; Triethoxyvinylsilicane; Union Carbide A-151; VTES; VTS-E; [ChemIDplus] Ethenyltriethoxysilane; [REPROTOX] VTEO; [ToxPlanet: EC: EFSA] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless liquid with a fruity odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an adhesive for glass slides; [REPROTOX] Used as a coupling agent on inorganic substances (fillers) blended into polymers that function as adhesion promoters, crosslinkers, and/or surface modifiers; Also used to make general purpose polymers; [ExPub: EC: EFSA]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; [RTECS] Hydrolyzed by water; A mild skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Octamethyltrisiloxane" and "Dimethoxydimethylsilane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.28 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 4,000 ppm/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

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