Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Tributyltin (TBT) is an endocrine disruptor which is also very persistent and very bio-accumulative. It has been frequently found in humans and the environment.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
Hazard class and category code(s)
No harmonized CLP classification
Chlorotributyltin; Tri-n-butylzinnhydrid, Hidruro de tri-n-butilestano,Hydrure de tri-n-butyletain
Yes, in marine and fresh waters, especially in docks, harbours and marinas or along shipping routes, in aquatic ecosystems, sediments, biota including fish, shellfish, marine plants, birds and mammals, like dolphins, whales and dugongs, in human blood and tissues.
Source: Cornell; Cooke et al 2008; Antizar-Ladislao 2008; Garaventa et al 2007; www.inchem.org; HSDB; www.centralsan.org
Toilet cleansers, Carpet shampoos, Wood, marine paints, paper mills, industrial cooling systems, biocides, cable coatings, textile, PVC resin, leather-processing
Technical function of substances
Source: Cooke et al 2008; Antizar-Ladislao 2008; Garaventa et al 2007; www.inchem.org; HSDB; www.centralsan.org
Antifouling agent, heat stabilizer, disinfectant, biocidal (bactericidal, fungicidal, etc) rodent repellent