Chlorotrimethylsilane Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Chlorotrimethylsilane Properties


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Chlorotrimethylsilane is a silyl halide. It has variety of uses in chemistry, both as a source of the trimethylsilyl group, and as an anhydrous source of chlorides. Chlorotrimethylsilane can also be used to increase the volatility of a compound, enabling gas chromatography of normally non-volatile substances such as glucose.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 57 °C
CAS Number 75-77-4
Density 0.856 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-900-5
HS Code 29310095
IUPAC Name Trimethylsilyl Chloride
InChI 1/C3H9ClSi/c1-5(2,3)4/h1-3H3
Melting Point −40 °C
Molar Mass 108.64 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H9SiCl
Molecular Shape Tetrahedral at Si
NFPA 704 H-3,F-3,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number VV2710000
Synonyms Trimethylchlorosilane;TMCS;TMSCl uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X