Diethyltin dichloride

Synonym: Dichlorodiethyltin, Diethyldichlorotin, Dichlorodiethylstannane, Diethyl tin chloride, Et2SnCl2

CAS Number 866-55-7 | MDL Number MFCD00013609 | EC Number 212-750-8

Product codeSN6557
CAS number866-55-7
Assay (purity)98%+
Purity methodby GLC
Molecular weight247.74 g/mol
Melting point84 °C (183.2 °F)
Boiling point220 °C (428 °F)
Appearancewhite powder or crystals
Sensitivityair, moisture
Molecular formulaC4H10Cl2Sn
Linear formula(C2H5)2SnCl2
Packagingglassware/metal containers/bubblers

Diethyltin dichloride’s electrochemical characteristics on a platinum electrode were studied by cyclic voltammetry, a rotating disk electrode, and other methods. The results show that this product can catalyze the reduction of nitrate and nitrite. See links below

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Safety information

Hazardous class6.1
Packing groupI
Pictograms GHS06 GHS08
Signal wordDANGER
Hazard statementsH302-H311-H314-H318-H331-H335-H372
Precautionary statementsP210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264-P270-P271-P280-P301 + P310-P302 + P352-P303 + P361 + P353-P304 + P340-P311-P330-P361 + P363-P370 + P378
Transport descriptionORGANOTIN COMPOUND, SOLID, N.O.S. (Diethyltin chloride)
In TSCA registryNo (research and development usage only)

First Aid Measures

General adviceConsult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of the dangerous area.
Eye contactRinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Skin contactWash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
InhalationIf breathed in, move person into the fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
If swallowedDo NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.


Certificates of Analysis (CoA)

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Lot# 007/1117

External identifiers for Et2SnCl2

Pubchem CID91491
IUPAC Namedichloro(diethyl)stannane
InchI IdentifierInChI=1S/2C2H5.2ClH.Sn/c2*1-2;;;/h2*1H2,2H3;2*1H;/q;;;;+2/p-2

Known applications and external links

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