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Tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate

92.5-100.0%

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Synonym(s):
2-Ethylhexanoic acid tin(II) salt, Stannous 2-ethylhexanoate, Stannous octoate
Linear Formula:
[CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CO2]2Sn
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
405.12
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

Assay

92.5-100.0%

reaction suitability

core: tin
reagent type: catalyst
reaction type: Ring-Opening Polymerization

refractive index

n20/D 1.493 (lit.)

density

1.251 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Na: ≤0.5%

SMILES string

CCCCC(CC)C(=O)O[SnH2]OC(=O)C(CC)CCCC

InChI

1S/2C8H16O2.Sn/c2*1-3-5-6-7(4-2)8(9)10;/h2*7H,3-6H2,1-2H3,(H,9,10);/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

KSBAEPSJVUENNK-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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reaction suitability

core: tin, reagent type: catalyst
reaction type: Ring-Opening Polymerization

reaction suitability

core: tin, reagent type: catalyst

reaction suitability

core: tin, reagent type: catalyst

reaction suitability

core: tin, reagent type: catalyst

density

1.251 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

-

density

-

cation traces

Na: ≤0.5%

cation traces

-

cation traces

-

cation traces

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

refractive index

n20/D 1.493 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

-

refractive index

-

Application

A catalyst for polylactide polymerization.
Tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate is commonly used as a catalyst for the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic diesters such as L-lactide and glycolide to form high-molecular-weight polymers.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Repr. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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