Agent Name

Hexyltrichlorosilane

CAS Number

928-65-4

Formula

C6-H13-Cl3-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Silane, hexyltrichloro-; Silane, trichlorohexyl-; Trichlorohexylsilane; [ChemIDplus] n-Hexyltrichlorosilane; Trichloro-n-hexylsilane; [MSDSonline] UN1784

Category

Chlorosilanes

Description

Colorless liquid with a penetrating odor; Fumes in moist air; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as chemical intermediate; [Hawley]

Comments

A strong irritant; [Hawley] Produces hydrogen chloride when spilled in water; [ERG] A severe skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] Reacts violently with water evolving heat, hydrogen (combustible), and hydrogen chloride (corrosive); Produces hydrogen chloride gas on contact with air; Corrosive to tissue; [CAMEO] Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [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]

Vapor Pressure

1.25 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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