Agent Name

Silicon disulfide

CAS Number

13759-10-9

Formula

S2-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silicon sulfide (SiS2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Grey pieces with an odor of rotten eggs in moist air; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Evolves hydrogen sulfide on contact with moisture; [Merck Index] A moderate eye irritant; Hydrogen sulfide produced on contact with moisture can have effects on the respiratory system; [MSDSonline] See "Hydrogen sulfide."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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