Tin Monoxide

Availability

Special and quality requirements for tin(ii) oxide, stannous oxide. are available upon request: tin monoxide is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

SnO

CAS

21651-19-4

Distributor of tin monoxide

Description

Tin monoxide is a compound with the formula SnO. It is composed of tin and oxygen where tin has the oxidation state of +2. There are two forms, a stable blue-black form and a metastable red form.

Appearance

Tin monoxide is a black powder.

Solubility

Stannous oxide is not soluble in water.

Uses

Stannous oxide is used for metal surface treatment; it is a raw material for production of pigments. The dominant use of stannous oxide is as a precursor in manufacturing of other, typically divalent, tin compounds or salts. Stannous oxide may also be employed as a reducing agent and in the creation of ruby glass. It has a minor use as an esterification catalyst.

Classification

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Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: tin monoxide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Tin(II) oxide, stannous oxide.