Agent Name

Tributyltin methacrylate

CAS Number

2155-70-6

Formula

C16-H32-O2-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tri-n-butylstannylmethacrylate; ((Methacryloyl)oxy)tributylstannane; Stannane, ((methacryloyl)oxy)tributyl-; Stannane, tributyl(methacryloyloxy)-; Tin tributylmethacrylate; Tributyl((2-methyl-1-oxo-2-propenyl)oxy)stannane; Tributyl(methacryloxy)stannane; Tributyl(methacryloyloxy)stannane; Tributylstannyl methacrylate; 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, tributylstannyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Methacryloxytri-n-butyltin; [MSDSonline] UN2788

Category

Tin Compounds, Organic

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] Clear to straw colored liquid with an acrid odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in marine anti-fouling paints; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (mouse) = 160 mg/kg; IV LD50 (mouse) = 18 mg/kg; [Sax] A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] Decomposed by moisture producing methacrylic acid and bis(tri-n-butyl)oxide; A severe eye irritant (effects may be delayed); [MSDSonline] See "Tin, organic compounds."

Restricted

Use as a biocide and industrial chemical severely restricted in the EU; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Reference Link

INCHEM: Tributyltin compounds (EHC 116 - 1990)

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

0.02 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Sn

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Sn

Vapor Pressure

0.0002 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organotin compound, liquid, n.o.s." Organic tin compounds have a "skin" designation and are classified as "A4" (Not classifiable as human carcinogen); [ACGIH]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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