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LC5016 Silicon tetrachloride
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32016 Glass bottle 100 ml 15.39
AC32016 Glass bottle  1 l 55.35


Product information
Synonyms Silicon(IV) chloride, Tetrachlorosilane
Hill Formula Cl4Si
Chemical formula SiCl4
HS Code 2812 10 99
EC number 233-054-0
Molar mass 169.90 g/mol
EC index number 014-002-00-4
CAS number 10026-04-7


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) (decomposition)
Melting point -70 °C
Molar mass 169.90 g/mol
Density 1.48 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 1 (5 g/l, H2O)
Boiling point 57 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 260 hPa (20 °C)



Safety information
R Phrase R 14-35-37
Reacts violently with water.Causes severe burns.Irritating to respiratory system.
S Phrase S 7/9-26-36/37/39-45
Keep container tightly closed and in a well-ventilated place.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger corrosive
Hazard Symbol Corrosive
RTECS VW0525000
Storage class Non combustible, corrosive substances
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 24
Liquid inorganic halides and hydrolysis-sensitive reagents can be carefully stirred dropwise into ice-cool 10% sodium hydroxide solution (Cat. No. 105587) (caution: caustic gases!); container D or E.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1818 SILICON TETRACHLORIDE, 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1818 SILICON TETRACHLORIDE, 8, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 238 mg/kg


Assay (argentometric) ≥ 99.0 %