Agent Name

Trichloropropylsilane

CAS Number

141-57-1

Formula

C3-H7-Cl3-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Propyltrichlorosilane; Silane, propyltrichloro-; Trichloro-n-propylsilane; n-Propyltrichlorosilane; Silane, trichloropropyl-; Trichloro(propyl)silane; Propyl trichlorosilane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorosilanes

Description

Colorless liquid with an acrid odor; [HSDB] Colorless to yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as intermediate for silicones; [HSDB]

Comments

Produces hydrogen chloride when spilled in water; [ERG 2016] Can cause severe burns to skin and eyes; [HSDB] Reacts violently with water or moisture producing heat, hydrogen, and hydrogen chloride gas; Corrosive to tissue; [CAMEO] Reacts with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

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

28.8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Not TIH in land-based spills, but TiH substance released when spilled in water; [ERG 2016]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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