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Alfa Aesar™ Tetramethylsilane, 99.9%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Tetramethylsilane
CAS 75-76-3
Molecular Formula C4H12Si
Formula Weight 88.23
MDL Number MFCD00008274
UN Number UN2749
Beilstein 1696908
Merck Index 14,9229
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 88.23
Chemical Name or Material Tetramethylsilane
TSCA TSCA
Odor Mild
Assay 99.9%
Molecular Formula C4H12Si
MDL Number MFCD00008274
CAS 75-76-3
UN Number UN2749
Beilstein 1696908
Merck Index 14,9229
Boiling Point 26° to 27°C
Melting Point −100°C
Quantity 25g
Flash Point −27°C (−16°F)
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H224
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TETRAMETHYLSILANE
RTECS Number VV5706000

Applications
Tetramethylsilane is used as a building block in organometallic chemistry. It acts as a by-product in the production of methyl chlorosilanes. Also, it serves as a precursor to silicon dioxide or silicon carbide. It is used as internal reference standard for the calibration of chemical sift for 1, 13 and 29 NMR spectroscopy. In addition, it is used as an aviation fuel.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ether and most organic solvents. Immiscible with cold sulfuric acid.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H224
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.

2° to 8°C