Tin(IV) fluoride

  • Stannicfluoride
Formula
SnF4
Structure
Description
white tetragonal crystals
Uses
Friedel-Crafts catalyst.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7783-62-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-016-0
UN (DOT)
2923
Merck
12,8931
Beilstein/Gmelin
1969 (G)
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
F4Sn
Formula mass
194.7
Boiling point, °C
705
Density
4.78 g/cm3 (19 C)
Heat of fusion
27.60 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Decomposition
Hydrogen fluoride, tin/tin oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Substance is noncombustible. Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2923
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
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