Agent Name

Stannic fluoride

CAS Number

7783-62-2

Formula

F4-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tin tetrafluoride; [Merck Index] Tetrafluorostannane; [ChemIDplus] Tin(IV) fluoride; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Tin(IV) fluoride, anhydrous; [Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; Highly hygroscopic; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes severe irritation or burns; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS] See "FLUORIDES."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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