Agent Name

1,1,3,3,5,5,7,7-Octamethyltetrasiloxane

CAS Number

1000-05-1

Formula

C8-H26-O3-Si4

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Octamethyltetrasiloxane; Tetrasiloxane, 1,1,3,3,5,5,7,7-octamethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes other liver changes and changes in liver weight in 4-week intermittent inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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