Agent Name

Sodium stannate

CAS Number

12058-66-1

Formula

O3-Sn.2Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium stannate(IV); Sodium tin oxide; Tin sodium oxide; Disodium stannate; Disodium tin trioxide; Stannate (SnO32-), disodium; Stannate (SnO32-), sodium (1:2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Trihydrate: Colorless or white solid; Gradually decomposed by air; [Merck Index] White to off-white crystals and powder; Odorless; Slowly decomposed by air to the oxide; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as a mordant in dying and printing calico and for fireproofing curtains; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Chronic inhalation may cause stannosis (pneumoconiosis); [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Tin(IV) oxide."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

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