Agent Name

Trimethylgallium

CAS Number

1445-79-0

Formula

C3-H9-Ga

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Gallium, trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] TMGa SSG; [Akzo Nobel MSDS] UN3394

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in semiconductors; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; A respiratory tract irritant that may cause delayed pulmonary edema; [Akzo Nobel MSDS] See "Triethylgallium."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

223 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, liquid, pyrophoric, water-reactive."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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