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General Description

Synonyms: Tetraethyltin; Tetraethylstannane; Stannane, Tetraethyl-

OSHA IMIS Code Number: R268

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 597-64-8

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: WH8625000

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

clear liquid; soluble in organic solvents, very slightly soluble in water
molecular weight: 234.97
specific gravity: 1.187
molecular formula: C8H20Sn
boiling point: 180.5 - 181°C
melting point: -136 to -125°C
flash point: 53°C

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: XAD-7 Tube (100/50 mg sections, 15/50 mesh)
    analytical solvent: Carbon Disulfide
    maximum volume: 48 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: OSHA Analytical Method (OSHA 110)
    method classification: Fully Validated

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