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Product Code: SIM6481.0

Cas No: 17407-09-9

100 g
25 g


Specific Gravity: 0.928

Flashpoint: 76°C (169°F)

HMIS Key: 3-2-1-X

Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 7: reacts slowly with moisture/water

Formula: C9H18O3Si

Refractive Index: 1.4280

Application: Group transfer polymerization yields polymers suitable for contact lenses.1
Monomer for synthesis of hydroxyethyl functional methacrylates.2
Undergoes anionic polymerization.3

Reference: 1. Seidner, L. et al. U.S. Patent 5,244,981, 1993.
2. Hirao, A. et al. Macromol. 1986, 19, 1294.
3. Nagasaki, Y. et al. Polym. Prepr. 1997, 38, 514.

Additional Properties: Inhibited with MEHQ
Forms copolymers with methyl methacrylate, butyl methacrylate, etc.