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Tin (organic compounds, as Sn)

Synonyms & Trade Names
Synonyms vary depending upon the specific organic tin compound. [Note: Also see specific listing for Cyhexatin.]
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
 
Conversion
IDLH
25 mg/m3 (as Sn)
See: tin-org
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
*: TWA 0.1 mg/m3 [skin] [*Note: The REL applies to all organic tin compounds except Cyhexatin.]
OSHA PEL
*: TWA 0.1 mg/m3 [*Note: The PEL applies to all organic tin compounds.]
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 5504
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific organic tin compound.
Properties vary depending upon the specific organic tin compound.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Varies
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; headache, dizziness; psycho-neurologic disturbance; sore throat, cough; abdominal pain, vomiting; urine retention; paresis, focal anesthesia; skin burns, pruritus; in animals: hemolysis; hepatic necrosis; kidney damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, liver, kidneys, urinary tract, blood
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Recommendations regarding personal protective clothing vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding eye protection vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding washing the skin vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding the removal of personal protective clothing that becomes wet or contaminated vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding the daily changing of personal protective clothing vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding the need for eyewash or quick drench facilities vary depending upon the specific compound.
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 1 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any air-purifying half-mask respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s) in combination with an N95, R95, or P95 filter. The following filters may also be used: N99, R99, P99, N100, R100, P100.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator

Up to 2.5 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with an organic vapor cartridge in combination with a high-efficiency particulate filter.

Up to 5 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying full-facepiece respirator equipped with organic vapor cartridge(s) in combination with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s) in combination with a high-efficiency particulate filter
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator that has a tight-fitting facepiece and is operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 25 mg/m3:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0230
 
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