Agent Name

Diethyltin dichloride

CAS Number

866-55-7

Formula

C4-H10-Cl2-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Diaethylzinndichlorid [German]; Dichlorodiethylstannane; Dichlorodiethyltin; Diethyldichlorostannane; Diethyldichlorotin; Diethylstannium dichloride; Diethylstannyl dichloride; Diethyltin chloride; Tin, dichlorodiethyl-; Tin, diethyl-, dichloride; Stannane, dichlorodiethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Tin Compounds, Organic

Description

Crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes coma, abnormal liver function tests, and weight loss in oral and subcutaneous lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dimethyltin dichloride."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

, 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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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