Agent Name

Methyltrifluorosilane

CAS Number

373-74-0

Formula

C-H3-F3-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Trifluoromethylsilane; Silane, trifluoromethyl-; [ChemIDplus] Trifluoro(methyl)silane; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3308

Category

Fluorosilanes

Description

Liquefied gas; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause severe respiratory tract irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Trimethylfluorosilane" and "Methyltrichlorosilane."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Liquefied gas, toxic, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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