Agent Name

Dibutyltin oxide

CAS Number

818-08-6

Formula

C8-H18-O-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

DBTO; Di-n-butyl-zinn-oxyd [German]; Di-n-butyltin oxide; Dibutyloxide of tin; Dibutyloxostannane; Dibutyloxotin; Dibutylstannane oxide; Dibutylstannium oxide; Kyslicnik di-n-butylcinicity [Czech]; Tin, dibutyl-, oxide; Tin, dibutyloxo-; Stannane, dibutyloxo-; [ChemIDplus] Dibutyl(oxo)stannane; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Dibutyltin(IV) oxide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3146

Category

Tin Compounds, Organic

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst in synthetic organic chemistry; [Merck Index] Used to formulate adhesives-sealants, paints-coatings-thinners, polymers, products for dying-finishing-impregnating paper-board, textiles, and leather, to make fine chemicals, textiles-leather-fur, pulp-paper-paper products, wood products, rubber products, computer-electronic-optical products, in general manufacturing, and building and construction work; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Corrosive to eyes in rabbits, with corneal opacity and other effects not reversed within 7 days; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Causes flaccid paralysis, general anesthesia, and somnolence in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes normocytic anemia in 26-week intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause CNS effects; Chronic exposure may cause liver injury; May be toxic to reproduction or development, based on animal studies; [ICSC] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; Toxic by ingestion; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause thymus injury; Suspected mutagen and teratogen (oropharyngeal malformations); [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A mild skin irritant; May cause serious eye injury; Highly toxic by ingestion; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause organ injury; Teratogenicity observed in rats; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Tin, organic compounds."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as Sn

STEL (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Sn

MAK

0.1 mg/m3

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Sn

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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