Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned: Hexamethyldisilazane Spill

July 29, 2020
Hexamethyldisilazane Spill Incident Description

EH&S' daily on-call safety specialist received a report that a bottle of hexamethyldisilazane had been dropped and that approximately 500 mL of liquid was on the floor of the lab (not inside a chemical fume hood). The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) lists the hazardous properties of this chemical as highly flammable, toxic in contact with skin, and harmful if inhaled.