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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Tin oxide (SnO2)

RTECS #

XQ4000000

CAS #

18282-10-5

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

150.69

Molecular Formula

O2Sn

Synonyms

C.I. 77861
Stannic dioxide
Stannic oxide
T 10 (oxide)
Tin dioxide
Tin(IV) oxide

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): >6600 mg/kgTOVEFN (2),35,1995
intraperitoneal/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): >6600 mg/kgTOVEFN (2),35,1995
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): >20 gm/kgTOVEFN (2),35,1995
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): >20 gm/kgTOVEFN (2),35,1995

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHBTME* ,839,2007

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARDNUISANCE PARTICULATESDTLWS* 3,29,1973
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3, Skin, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3, short term exposure limit 8 mg(Sn)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 2 mg(Sn)/m3, KZG-week 4 mg(Sn)/m3, inhal, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 2 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3;short term exposure limit 4 mg(Sn)/m3, OCT2007

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code M0877; Number of Industries 6; Total Number of Facilities 256; Number of Occupations 8; Total Number of Employees Exposed 3677; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 297
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M0877; Number of Industries 5; Total Number of Facilities 59; Number of Occupations 9; Total Number of Employees Exposed 928

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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