Trichloroisobutylsilane

  • Isobutyltrichlorosilane
  • Silane, trichloro(2-methylpropyl)-
Formula
C4H9Cl3Si
Structure
Description
Clear straw colored liquid. Hydrochloric odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
18169-57-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
242-053-4
Beilstein/Gmelin
1736247
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-04248
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H9Cl3Si
Formula mass
191.55
Boiling point, °C
136
Density
1.161 g/cm3 (15 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4335 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Flammables-area.
Handling
Use spark-proof tools and explosion proof equipment. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition. Use a spark-proof tool.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Water, oxidizing agents, acids, bases, alcohols, amines, ammonia, peroxides, aldehydes (e.g. acetaldehyde, acrolein, chloral hydrate, formaldehyde), ketones (e.g. acetone, acetophenone, MEK, MIBK).
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, silicon oxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
37
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. DO NOT USE WATER!

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.