Agent Name

Bis(trimethylsilyl)acetylene

CAS Number

14630-40-1

Formula

C8-H18-Si2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silane, 1,1'-(1,2-ethynediyl)bis(1,1,1-trimethyl-; Silane, 1,2-ethynediylbis(trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; mp = 21-24 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Trimethylsilylacetylene" and "1-Phenyl-2-(trimethylsilyl)acetylene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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