Agent Name

Trichloro(chloromethyl)silane

CAS Number

1558-25-4

Formula

C-H2-Cl4-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

(Chloromethyl)trichlorosilane; Silane, chloromethyl(trichloro)-; Silane, trichloro(chloromethyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorosilanes

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts with water producing hydrogen chloride; May cause burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and 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]

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 5 mg/m3/2h

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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