Agent Name

Allyltrichlorosilane

CAS Number

107-37-9

Formula

C3-H5-Cl3-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Allyl trichlorosilane; Allylsilicone trichloride; Propen-3-yltrichlorosilane; Silane, allyltrichloro-; Silane, trichloro-2-propenyl-; Silane, trichloroallyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1724

Category

Chlorosilanes

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent, irritating odor; [Hawley] Colorless to yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for silicones and in finishes for glass fibers; [Hawley]

Comments

A corrosive substance; An eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB] May cause severe burns to eyes and skin; [CAMEO] Water reactive--produces HCl when spilled in water; [ERG 2012] Evolves heat and corrosive products in contact with moisture; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Dangerous When Wet

Yes - A material that, by contact with water, is liable to become spontaneously flammable or to give off flammable or toxic gas at a rate greater than 1 L per kilogram of the material, per hour; [ERG 2004]

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 35 deg C; [Hawley] VP = 53.0 mm Hg at 47.5 deg C; [HSDB] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Allyltrichlorosilane, stabilized."

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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