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Silicon & Organosilicon Compounds: Health Hazards

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Chemical Name    

CAS-Number

ICSC Short-Term Exposure

ICSC Long-Term Exposure

ICSC Routes of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

ETHYL SILICATE            78-10-4

Resp sys; liver; kidneys; blood; skin; eyes Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, nose; in animals: lac, dysp, pulm edema; tremor, narco; liver, kidney damage; anemia

METHYL DICHLOROSILANE     75-54-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

METHYL SILICATE     681-84-5

resp tract; eyes; lungs

kidneys; liver

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, symptoms may be delayed

Eyes: redness, pain, loss of vision

Eyes; resp sys; kidneys Inh; ing; con (vapliq)

Irrit eyes, corn damage (following even short term exposure to vapor); lung, kidney inj; pulm edema

METHYL TRICHLOROSILANE     75-79-6

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: corrosive, burning sensation, cough, shortness of breath, unconsciousness, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: corrosive, redness, skin burns, pain, blisters

Eyes: corrosive, redness, pain, loss of vision, severe deep burns

POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE     9016-00-6

eyes

Eyes: redness, pain

SILANE, DICHLORO-     4109-96-0

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, burning sensation, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, loss of vision

SILICON TETRAHYDRIDE     7803-62-5

eyes; resp tract; lungs

lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat, symptoms may be delayed

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: weakness

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CNS Inh

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; nau, head

SILICIC ACID, DISODIUM SALT     6834-92-0

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, shortness of breath

Skin: redness, serious skin burns, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision, severe deep burns

Ingestion: burning sensation, diarrhoea, shock or collapse, vomiting, collapse

SILICON TETRAFLUORIDE     7783-61-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, loss of vision, severe deep burns

TETRACHLOROSILANE     10026-04-7

eyes; lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, loss of vision, severe deep burns

TRICHLOROSILANE     10025-78-2

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

lungs

Inhalation: burning sensation of the chest, cough, laboured breathing, shortness of breath, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, burning sensation, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, loss of vision

TRIMETHYLHLOROSILANE     75-77-4

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin

Ingestion: Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, laboured breathing

Skin: redness, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, severe deep burnsabdominal pain, burning sensation, weakness

 

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Contents

Preface
Part I. The Body
Part II. Health Care
Part III. Management & Policy
Part IV. Tools and Approaches
Part V. Psychosocial and Organizational Factors
Part VI. General Hazards
Part VII. The Environment
Part VIII. Accidents and Safety Management
Part IX. Chemicals
Part X. Industries Based on Biological Resources
Part XI. Industries Based on Natural Resources
Part XII. Chemical Industries
Part XIII. Manufacturing Industries
Part XIV. Textile and Apparel Industries
Part XV. Transport Industries
Part XVI. Construction
Part XVII. Services and Trade
Part XVIII. Guides