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7772-99-8 - Tin(II) chloride, anhydrous, 98% - Stannous chloride, anhydrous - A16202 - Alfa Aesar

A16202 Tin(II) chloride, anhydrous, 98%

CAS Number
7772-99-8
Synonyms
Stannous chloride, anhydrous

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 36.67
500g 106.09
2500g 439.81
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Tin(II) chloride, anhydrous, 98%

MDL
MFCD00011241
EINECS
231-868-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
SnCl2
Formula Weight
189.62
Melting point
247°
Boiling Point
652°
Density
3.95
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive & Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, acetone, ether and tetrahydrofuran. Insoluble in xylene.

Applications

Tin(II) chloride is widely used as a reducing agent in organic synthesis, for example conversion of quinones into hydroquinones, nitroaromatics into aromatic amines, and in Stephen reduction. It can be used to reduce certain metal salts into metals, tin plating, analytical testing of mercury ions, formation of silver mirrors and metal-metal bonds. It is also used for tin-plating, as a mordant in textile dyeing and as a catalyst in the production of polylactic acid. Further it is used as a food additive, wherein it serves as an anti-oxidant and a color retention agent. It can be used in the condensation of aryl aldehydes with cyclohexan-1,3-diones to synthesize xanthenes. It catalyzes direct conversion of aldehydes into beta-keto esters.

Notes

Tin(II) chloride is very freely soluble in cold water. If the volume of water increases or at hot condition it hydrolyses to form an insoluble hydroxide derivative.

Literature References

For applications see under dihydrate.

Karami, B.; Eskandari, K.; Zare, Z.; Gholipour, S. A New Access to 1,8-Dioxooctahydroxanthenes Using Yttrium(III) Nitrate Hexahydrate and Tin(II) Chloride Dihydrate as Effective and Reusable Catalysts. Chem. Heterocycl. Compd. 2014, 49 (12), 1715-1722.

Kamali, A. R. Thermokinetic characterisation of tin(II) chloride. J. Therm. Anal. Calorim. 2014, 118 (1), 99-104.

Chia, S. -P.; Li, Y.; Ganguly, R.; So, C. -W. Heteroleptic Germanium(II) and Tin(II) Chlorides Supported by Anionic Ligands Derived from 2,3-Dimethyl-1,4-diaza-1,3-butadiene. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 526-532.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H302-H317

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if swallowed. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,8783
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XP8700000

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