Agent Name

Stannous tartrate

CAS Number

815-85-0

Formula

C4-H6-O6.Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (2R,3R)-, tin(2+) salt (1:1); Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (theta-(theta,theta))-, tin(2++) salt (1:1); Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-, (R-(R*,R*))-, tin(2+) salt (1:1); Tin (R-(R*,R*))-tartrate; Tartaric acid, tin(2+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus] (2R,3R)-2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid tin(2+) salt (1:1); Tin(2+) tartrate; [Merck Index] Tin(II) tartrate; [Avocado Research MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Avocado Research MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for dyeing and printing textiles; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes pigmented or nucleated red blood cells, weight loss, and changes in iron in repeated-dose oral studies of rats; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

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