Agent Name

Tetraphenyltin

CAS Number

595-90-4

Formula

C24-H20-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Stannane, tetraphenyl-; Tetraphenylstannane; Tetraphenyl tin; [ChemIDplus] UN3146

Category

Tin Compounds, Organic

Description

White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Used as catalyst in polymerization reactions." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An irritant; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tetraethyl tin."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as Sn

STEL (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Sn

MAK

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Sn

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Sn

Vapor Pressure

9.2E-11 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organotin compound, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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