Agent Name

Stannic sulfide

CAS Number

1315-01-1

Formula

S2-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tin disulphide; Tin sulfide (SnS2); [ChemIDplus] Tin(IV) sulfide; Mosaic gold; Tin bronze; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Golden solid with a metallic luster; [Merck Index] Yellow or gold powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in lacquers or varnishes to gild and bronze metals, gypsum, wood, and paper (usually by suspending in lacquer or varnish); [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tin(IV) oxide" and "Tin and inorganic compounds."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

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