Dibutyltin (DBT)

CAS Number
1002-53-5
Name
Dibutyltin (DBT)
SIN Groups
Tin compounds
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Classified CMR according to Annex VI of Regulation 1272/2008
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Restriction list (annex XVII)
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Muta. 2
Repr. 1B
Acute Tox. 2 *
Acute Tox. 3 *
Acute Tox. 4 *
STOT RE 1
Skin Corr. 1B
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

Synonyms
Di-n-butyltin, dibutyltin dihydride, dibutyl stannane; dibutyltin dichloride, di-n-butyltin dichloride, dichlorodibutylstannane
EC number
-
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H341
H360FD
H330
H301
H312
H372**
H314
H400
H410
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, in seawater, especially coastal waters, marinas, in fish and shellfish, in humans (liver, blood); In sediments, especially in harbours, dockyards, marinas.; In dolphins, dugongs and whales (highest levels in liver).; In gastropods.; In plastic food containers, drinking water, poultry products. Comment: primary metabolite of tributyltin (TBT).
Possible uses
Source: Dudimah et al 2007; RPA 2007; HSDB; KI; www.hc.sc.gc.ca.org; www.turnertoys.com; www.cleanproduction.org
food wraps and food packaging, T-shirts, polyurethan gloves, sanitary napkins, medical equipments, cellophane wrap and soft toys. PVC plastics (water pipes, packing materials, textile products). Silicon rubber (sealants, dental products, paper coatings). Polyurethanes (foam plastics, glue/sealants). Glass (coatings). Insulators in electronics and cables; deworming agent for poultry; polyurethanes; In plasticizers, lubricants, heat transfer fluids (dibutyl dichloride); transparent plastic
Technical function of substances
Source: Dudimah et al 2007; KI; www.coasty.com; www.turnertoys.com
Additives. Stabilizer in PCV plastics. Catalyser in the production of polyurethanes and silicones. Insutations. Coatings.