Agent Name

Dichloromethylvinylsilane

CAS Number

124-70-9

Formula

C3-H6-Cl2-Si

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Methyldichlorovinylsilane; Vinylmethyldichlorosilane; Dichloro(methyl)(vinyl)silane; Dichloromethylvinyl silane; Silane, dichloroethenylmethyl-; Silane, dichloromethylvinyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2985

Category

Chlorosilanes

Description

Colorless liquid with an acrid odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Highly flammable; Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation can cause corrosive effects on the upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
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]

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorosilanes, flammable, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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