Tin Tetrachloride, anhydrous

Tin Tetrachloride, anhydrous (SnCl4) is a colorless fuming liquid with pungent odor. It is soluble in cold water and decomposes in hot water to form hydrochloric acid; corrosive and water- and air-reactive. Even though it is not flammable, we still recommend a secure chemical storage building or container that meets specific regulations for storing Tin Tetrachloride, anhydrous. That’s why we suggest one of the following: CHEMLoc, DRUMLoc

Tin Tetrachloride, anhydrous Storing Details

  • Flammable Details:
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant chemical storage building.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: Tin(IV) chloride, also known as tin tetrachloride or stannic chloride is a chemical compound with the formula SnCl4. At room temperature it is a colourless liquid, which fumes on contact with air, giving a stinging odor.
  • Classification: CLASS 8
  • Brand Name: n/a

Tin Tetrachloride, anhydrous Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
SnCl4 2.23 g/cm³ 237.°F (114.°C) Tetrachlorostannane, Tin tetrachloride, Tin(IV) chlorid 260.5 g/mol Water (decomposes), alcohol, benzene, toluene, chlorofo -27.°F (-3°C)

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