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Silicon Bromide, SiBr4

CAS No.: 7789-66-4

Silicon Bromide
Product Information

Additional Information

CAS No.7789-66-4
Chemical SynonymSilicon (IV) bromide, Tetrabromosilane
Appearance/FormColorless liquid
FormulaSiBr 4
Molecular Weight347.68
MP5 °C (41 °F)
BP154 °C (307 °F)
Density2.8 g/mL
OtherNoticeable stench
Unit SizesBulk
StorageAir and moisture sensitive; keep tightly closed in a dry, well-ventilated place
UsesTo grow films of Silicon (Si) by CVD
Transport InformationProper Shipping Name: Corrosive, liquid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s. (Silicon tetrabromide)


Class: 8

Packing Group: II
Safety and Hazards Information

Classification of the substance or mixture

GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)

Skin corrosion (Category 1B), H314 Serious eye damage (Category 1),

H318 For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section.

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

Pictogram :

Signal word Danger Hazard statement(s)

H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary statement(s)

P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.

P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.

P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/ Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.

P304 + P340 IF INHALED:

Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.

Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.

P321 Specific treatment (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).

P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

P405 Store locked up.

P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.

Handling and Storage

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid inhalation of vapor or mist. Normal measures for preventive fire protection. For precautions see section

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Air and moisture sensitive.

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section  no other specific uses are stipulated