Tin 2 - Ethylhexanoate

CAS 301-10-0

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Tin 2 - Ethylhexanoate SN-2EH-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Tin 2 - Ethylhexanoate SN-2EH-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Tin 2 - Ethylhexanoate SN-2EH-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Tin 2 - Ethylhexanoate SN-2EH-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
C16H30O4 301-10-0 24899548 9318 MFCD00002676 206-108-6 2-ethylhexanoate; tin(2+) N/A [Sn+4].[O-]C

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
[CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CO2]2Sn 405.11 Viscous Liquid 1.25 g/cm3 406.116606 406.116606 0 Safety Data Sheet

Ethylhexanoate Formula Diagram (CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CO2H)Tin 2 - Ethylhexanoate is a Tin source that is soluble in organic solvents as an organometallic compound (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic Organo-Metallic Packaging, Lab Quantity compounds). Ethylhexanoates are carboxylates with many commercial applications. They are commonly used in various catalysts for oxidation, hydrogenation and polymerization and as an adhesion promoter. It is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity forms may be considered. Tin 2-Ethylhexanoate is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles (also see Nanotechnology and Quantum Dots) and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Tin Bohr ModelTin (Sn) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolTin (atomic symbol: Sn, atomic number: 50) is a Block P, Group 14, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 118.710. The number of electrons in each of tin's shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 4 and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d10 5s2 5p2. The tin atom has a radius of 140.5 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm.In its elemental form, tin has a silvery-gray metallic appearance. It is malleable, ductile and highly crystalline. High Purity (99.9999%) Tin (Sn) MetalTin has nine stable isotopes and 18 unstable isotopes. Under 3.72 degrees Kelvin, Tin becomes a superconductor. Applications for tin include soldering, plating, and such alloys as pewter. The first uses of tin can be dated to the Bronze Age around 3000 BC in which tin and copper were combined to make the alloy bronze. The origin of the word tin comes from the Latin word Stannum which translates to the Anglo-Saxon word tin. For more information on tin, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of tin products, visit the Tin Information Center.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes 36/37/38
Safety Precautions 26-36/37/39
RTECS Number MO7870000
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 1
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity        

STANNOUS OCTOATE, Stannous 2-ethylhexanoate, Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, tin(2+) salt, tin(2+) bis(2-ethylhexanoate), Tin octoate, Stannous 2-ethylhexoate, Tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate, Tin ethylhexanoate

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Recent Research & Development for Tin

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  • M.A. Deyab, Hydrogen generation by tin corrosion in lactic acid solution promoted by sodium perchlorate, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Feng Gu, Wenjuan Huang, Shufen Wang, Xing Cheng, Yanjie Hu, Chunzhong Li, Improved photoelectric conversion efficiency from titanium oxide-coupled tin oxide nanoparticles formed in flame, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
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  • G. Kilibarda, S. Schlabach, V. Winkler, M. Bruns, T. Hanemann, D.V. Szabó, Electrochemical performance of tin-based nano-composite electrodes using a vinylene carbonate-containing electrolyte for Li-ion cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 263, 1 October 2014
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Recent Research & Development for Ethylhexanoates

  • Sang-Soo Chee, Jong-Hyun Lee, Synthesis of sub-10-nm Sn nanoparticles from Sn(II) 2-ethylhexanoate by a modified polyol process and preparation of AgSn film by melting of the Sn nanoparticles, Thin Solid Films, Volume 562, 1 July 2014
  • Mi Jung Park, C.K. Kim, Fabrication of polyethylene microporous membranes using triethylolpropane tris(2-ethylhexanoate) as a novel diluent by a thermally induced phase separation process, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 449, 1 January 2014
  • Mathew W.C. Robinson, Anthony C. Swain, Niaz A. Khan, Influence of cross-linker and tin (II) bis-2-ethylhexanoate on compression set characteristics of poly(dimethylsiloxane) elastomer networks, Polymer Degradation and Stability, Available online 23 October 2013
  • Dirong Gong, Weimin Dong, Jinchang Hu, Xuequan Zhang, Liansheng Jiang, Living polymerization of 1,3-butadiene by a Ziegler–Natta type catalyst composed of iron(III) 2-ethylhexanoate, triisobutylaluminum and diethyl phosphite, Polymer, Volume 50, Issue 13, 19 June 2009
  • S. Morlens, L. Ortega, B. Rousseau, S. Phok, J.L. Deschanvre, P. Chaudouet, P. Odier, Use of cerium ethylhexanoate solutions for preparation of CeO2 buffer layers by spin coating, Materials Science and Engineering: B, Volume 104, Issue 3, 15 November 2003
  • Emi Shigeno, Shigeyuki Seki, Kunihiko Shimizu, Yutaka Sawada, Makoto Ogawa, Azusa Shida, Mieko Ide, Akimasa Yajima, Asuya Yoshinaka, Formation of indium oxide thin films fabricated by a dip-coating process using indium 2-ethylhexanoate monohydroxide, Surface and Coatings Technology, Volumes 169–170, 2 June 2003
  • H.J Zhu, R.H Hill, The photochemical metal organic deposition of manganese oxide films from films of manganese(II) 2-ethylhexanoate: a mechanistic study, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 311, Issue 2, November 2002
  • Hans R. Kricheldorf, Andreas Mahler, Polymers of carbonic acid 18: polymerizations of cyclobis(hexamethylene carbonate) by means of BuSnCl3 or Sn(II)2-ethylhexanoate, Polymer, Volume 37, Issue 19, 1996
  • S. Xue, W. Ousi-Benomar, R.A. Lessard, α-Fe2O3 thin films prepared by metalorganic deposition (MOD) from Fe(III) 2-ethylhexanoate, Thin Solid Films, Volume 250, Issues 1–2, 1 October 1994
  • Akira Negishi, Yoshio Takahashi, Ryuji Sakamoto, Takeo Ozawa, Masayuki Kamimoto, Thermoanalytical investigation of YBa2Cu3O7−y superconductor: III. Preparation from mixed 2-ethylhexanoates of yttrium, barium and copper, Thermochimica Acta, Volume 140, 15 March 1989