Agent Name

Tributyltin maleate

CAS Number

4027-18-3

Formula

C16-H30-O4-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

2-Butenoic acid, 4-oxo-4-((tributylstannyl)oxy)-, (2Z)-; 4-Oxo-4-((tributylstannyl)oxy)but-2-enoic acid; [ChemIDplus] TBTM; Stannane, tributyl(3-carboxyacryloyl)oxy; [Reference #1]

Category

Tin Compounds, Organic

Sources/Uses

Used as fungicide, disinfectant, algicide, microbiocide, and microbiostat for building materials (drywall, joint compound MDF board, and particulate board), building material adhesives, and adhesives for other manufacturing applications; Also used to treat textile fabrics (except laundry and clothing), paper, fiberfill, foam, rope, sponges, and other materials; Tributyltin products are also used in petrochemical injection fluids, metal working fluids, irrigation tubing for non-agricultural uses, rubber for sonar domes, and instruments for oceanographic observations; [Reference #1]

Comments

Not sensitizing to skin of guinea pigs; [Reference #1] See "Bis(tri-n-butyltin)oxide" and "Tributyltin benzoate."

Restricted

Registration cancelled in 2005 for tributyltin ship hull coatings; International ban effective as of September 2008; [EPA RED]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

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

1.74E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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