Dimethyldichlorosilane

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Description

Clear, colorless liquid with a sharp irritating odor of hydrogen chloride.

Synonyms and Related Terms

DMDCS; dimethyldichlorosilane; Inerton

Composition (CH3)2SiCl2
CAS 75-78-5
Melting Point -86
Density 1.064
Molecular Weight mol. wt.=129.07
Boiling Point 70

Chemical structure

Dimethyldichlorosilane.jpg


Hazards and Safety

Toxic by ingestion. Corrosive. Inhalation and contact will produce burns.

Extremely flammable. Flash point = -3C (27F).

Reacts violently with water producing toxic hydrogen chloride fumes.

Mallinckrodt Baker: MSDS

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