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LC5709 Tetra-n-butyltin
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32709 Glass bottle 25 ml 11.25
AC32709 Glass bottle 100 ml 14.13


Product information
Synonyms Tetrabutylstannane, Tin tetrabutyl
Hill Formula C16H36Sn
Chemical formula (CH3CH2CH2CH2)4Sn
HS Code 2931 00 99
EC number 215-960-8
Molar mass 347.15 g/mol
EC index number 050-008-00-3
CAS number 1461-25-2


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 0.008 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point -97 °C
Molar mass 347.15 g/mol
Density 1.05 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 140 °C (10 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.0014 hPa (25 °C)
Flash point >100 °C
Refractive index 1.4742 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H301: Toxic if swallowed.
H312: Harmful in contact with skin.
H372: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Danger

Storage class 6.1A Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 21-25-36/38-48/23/25-50/53
Harmful in contact with skin.Toxic if swallowed.Irritating to eyes and skin.Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation and if swallowed.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 36/37/39-45-60-61
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger toxic, irritant, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Toxic
Dangerous for the environment


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2788 ORGANOTIN COMPOUND, LIQUID, N.O.S.(TETRA-N-BUTYLTIN), 6.1, III, Marine Pollutant: P
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2788 ORGANOTIN COMPOUND, LIQUID, N.O.S.(TETRA-N-BUTYLTIN), 6.1, III


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1268 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ∼95%
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 1.052 – 1.057
Identity (IR) passes test