Agent Name

Sodium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide

CAS Number

1070-89-9

Formula

C6-H19-N-Si2.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

N-Sodiohexamethyldisilazane; Silanamine, 1,1,1-trimethyl-N-(trimethylsilyl)-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN3096

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Off-white odorless crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, water-reactive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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