Agent Name

Silicon tetraiodide

CAS Number

13465-84-4

Formula

I4-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silane, tetraiodo-; [ChemIDplus] Silicon (IV) iodide; Tetraiodosilane; Silicon iodide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White or pink crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A tissue irritant; [Hawley] Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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