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87921

Sigma-Aldrich

Tetramethylsilane

≥99.0% (GC)

Linear Formula:
Si(CH3)4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.22
Beilstein:
1696908
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor pressure

11.66 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

842 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.358 (lit.)
n20/D 1.359

bp

26-28 °C (lit.)

mp

−99 °C (lit.)

density

0.648 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C[Si](C)(C)C

InChI

1S/C4H12Si/c1-5(2,3)4/h1-4H3

InChI key

CZDYPVPMEAXLPK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Tetramethylsilane can be used as a silicon precursor for the synthesis of silicon doped diamond-like carbon (DLC-Si) films and silicon carbide (SiC) bulk crystals. It can also be used as a hydrocarbon substrate to study intermolecular C-H activation chemistry.

Packaging

100 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 1

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

-16.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-27 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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