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LC5478 Tin(IV) chloride
extra pure


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AC32478 Glass bottle 500 ml Inquire


Product information
Synonyms Tin tetrachloride
Hill Formula Cl4Sn
Chemical formula SnCl4
HS Code 2827 39 10
EC number 231-588-9
Molar mass 260.5 g/mol
EC index number 050-001-00-5
CAS number 7646-78-8


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) (rigorous decomposition)
Melting point -33 °C
Molar mass 260.5 g/mol
Density 2.23 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 0.2 (60 g/l, H2O, 20 °C) Hydrolysis
Boiling point 114 °C
Vapor pressure 31 hPa (20 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
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
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 8 B Non combustible, corrosive substances
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 24
Liquid inorganic halides and hydrolysis-sensitive reagents can be carefully stirred dropwise into ice-cool 10% sodium hydroxide solution (Cat. No. 105587) (caution: caustic gases!); container D or E.


Safety information
R Phrase R 34-52/53
Causes burns.Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 7/8-26-45-61
Keep container tightly closed and dry.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger corrosive, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol



Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1827 STANNIC CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS, 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1827 STANNIC CHLORIDE, ANHYDROUS, 8, II