Exposure to methyl silicate liquid or vapour was severely damaging to the eye of man and laboratory animals. Methyl silicate was of low acute dermal toxicity in rabbits. In guinea-pigs, inhalation of the vapour damaged the lungs, kidney, adrenals and liver and affected the blood. Kidney damage and blood effects were also present after oral or injection administration to laboratory animals.

Date of Publication: 1988

Number of Pages: 4

CAS Number*: 681-84-5

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