Agent Name

Trimethylindium

CAS Number

3385-78-2

Formula

C3-H9-In

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN3393

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

White crystalline solid; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in semiconductors; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [Akzo Nobel MSDS] See "Trimethylgallium" and "Trimethylaluminum." See "Triethylindium" and "Indium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as In

Vapor Pressure

2.4 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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