Agent Name

3-(Triethoxysilyl)propylamine

CAS Number

919-30-2

Formula

C9-H23-N-O3-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

gamma-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane; (3-Aminopropyl)triethoxysilane; (gamma-Aminopropyl)triethoxysilane; 1-Propanamine, 3-(triethoxysilyl)-; 3-(Triethoxysilyl)-1-propanamine; 3-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane; A 1100; A 1112; AGM-9; APTES; NUCA 1100; Propylamine, 3-(triethoxysilyl)-; Silane 1100; Silane AMG-9; Silane, (3-aminopropyl)triethoxy-; Silane, gamma-aminopropyltriethoxy-; Silicone A-1100; Triethoxy(3-aminopropyl)silane; UC-A 1100; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Toxic Gases & Vapors

Description

Liquid; [HSDB] Colorless or light yellow liquid with a fishy odor; [CHEMINFO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to size glass fibers for making laminates and to make non-thrombogenic dental and orthopedic materials; [HSDB] Used as coupling agent and adhesion promoter in fiberglass, adhesives, sealants, foundry resins, and coatings; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Comments

The kidney is the target organ after oral and dermal exposure of animals; Inhalation exposures for 6 hours to saturated vapor did not kill any rats tested; Skin sensitization testing of guinea pigs was positive; [Reference #1] Reacts with water or moisture producing flammable and toxic chemicals; [CHEMINFO] A severe skin and eye irritant that can cause corrosive injuries; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP] Corrosive to skin and eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] Can cause burns; [eChemPortal: ESIS] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; Targets nerves, liver, and kidneys; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: 3-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane - 2003

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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