Agent Name

Silicon monoxide

CAS Number

10097-28-6

Formula

O-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silylene, oxo-; [ChemIDplus] Silicon (II) oxide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Brownish-black solid; [Merck Index] Black odorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make aluminum coatings, optical parts, mirrors, dielectrics, and insulators; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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