Agent Name

Tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate

CAS Number

301-10-0

Formula

C8-H16-O2.1/2Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

2-Ethylhexanoic acid stannous salt; Nuocure 28; Stannous 2-ethylhexanoate; Stannous 2-ethylhexoate; Stannous octoate; Tin 2-ethylhexanoate; Tin dioctoate; Tin ethylhexanoate; Tin octoate; Tin(2+) 2-ethylhexanoate; Tin(II) 2-ethylhexylate; Tin(II) bis(2-ethylhexanoate); Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, tin(2+) salt; Tin bis(2-ethylhexanoate); [ChemIDplus] Tin EHA; Hexanoic Acid, 2-Ethyl-, Tin(II) salt; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Final Summaries]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a crosslinking agent for flexible polyurethane foams and catalyst for polymer production; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Final Summaries]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) = 3,400-5,870 mg/kg; Causes mild skin and moderate eye irritation in rabbits; [EPA ChAMP: Submissions - Final Summaries] Metal carboxylates readily dissociate in water into the free metal and free acid; [EPA ChAMP: Submission] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Tin and inorganic compounds." See "2-Ethylhexanoic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

Vapor Pressure

1.25E-8 mm Hg

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