Toxic Gases & Vapors
Octyldimethylchlorosilane; Silane, chlorodimethyloctyl-; [ChemIDplus] Chlorodimethyl-n-octylsilane; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Chloro(dimethyl)octylsilane; Dimethyloctylchlorosilane; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2987
Clear liquid with an acrid odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]
Reacts with water evolving hydrogen chloride; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Chlorotriethylsilane."
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorosilanes, corrosive, n.o.s." Not TIH in land-based spills, but TiH substance released when spilled in water; [ERG 2016]
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: