Description and features
SilQon OMCTS ( Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane ) is a clear liquid which has C8H24O4Si4 as chemical formula. It is a cyclic organic silicon substance which can be used as monomer in the production of silicone polymers such as rubber, resins and greases.
Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane is also known as D4.
Europe and United States: Provided SilQon OMCTS is on stock in our local warehouses our lead time is about one week if delivered in 200 KG steel drums.
Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.
This product (CAS: 556-67-2) has been registered (FULL substance) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.
|HS code||2931 90 00|
|Appearance||Colourless clear liquid|
|Assay||≥ 99.00 %|
|Refractive index:||1.3968 @ 25ºC|
SilQon OMCTS is used as a monomer in the production of silicone polymers and as an intermediate in the production of other organosilicon substances. Further it finds its application in electronics, textiles, personal care products and household care products.
Available packaging: 180 KG steel drums / IBC’s.
Special packaging is available on request.
Store Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for SilQon OMCTS and all other products supplied by Vesta Chemicals BV.
An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.
Molecular and structural information
|Molecular weight||296.61 g/mol|
|Boiling point||175 ºC @ 101 325 Pa|
|Bulk density||0.95 g/cm3 @ 25 ºC|
|Flash point||51 ºC @ 101 325 Pa|
|Log Pow||6.49 @ 25.1 ºC|
|Solubility in water||0.056 mg/L @ 25 ºC|
|Vapor pressure||132 Pa @ 25 ºC|