Agent Name

Stannous sulfate

CAS Number

7488-55-3

Formula

O4-S.Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sulfuric acid, tin(2+) salt (1:1); Tin sulphate; Tin(2+) sulfate; Tin(II) sulfate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Snow-white solid; [Merck Index] White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in tin plating and to make stannous salts; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes pigmented or nucleated red blood cells and weight loss in 13-week constant oral studies of rats; [RTECS] Powder causes eye irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

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