Agent Name

Hexamethyldisilane

CAS Number

1450-14-2

Formula

C6-H18-Si2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Permethyldisilane; Disilane, 1,1,1,2,2,2-hexamethyl-; Disilane, hexamethyl-; [ChemIDplus] Trimethyl(trimethylsilyl)silane; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] UN1993

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

An eye and respiratory tract irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Hexaphenyldisilane."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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