Agent Name

Trimethylsilane

CAS Number

993-07-7

Formula

C3-H10-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silane, trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3161

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless compressed gas with a mild repulsive odor; [Linde Gas MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water evolving methane; May form silicic acid on contact with tissue (irritant); Sudden release of compressed gas may cause frostbite; [Linde Gas MSDS] See "Diethylsilane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,000 ppm/1hr

Explanatory Notes

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

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