Agent Name

Lithium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide

CAS Number

4039-32-1

Formula

C6-H19-N-Si2.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis(trimethylsilyl)amido lithium; Bis(trimethylsilyl)amidolithium; Disilazane, 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexamethyl-, lithium salt; Hexamethyldisilazane lithium salt; Lithium hexamethyldisilazane; Lithium, (bis(trimethylsilyl)amino)-; Lithiumbis(trimethylsilyl)amine; N-Lithiohexamethyldisilazane; Lithiumbis(trimethylsilyl)amide; Silanamine, 1,1,1-trimethyl-N-(trimethylsilyl)-, lithium salt; [ChemIDplus] Lithium 1,1,1,3,3,3 hexamethyldisilazan-2-ide; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] UN3396

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

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

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Silanamine, 1,1,1-trimethyl-N-(trimethylsilyl)-, hydrolysis products with silica." See "Hexamethyldisilazane." See "Lithium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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