Description and features
Viacat 4101 (Butyltin chloride dihydroxide) is one of several organotin compounds which are active as an esterification catalysts at a temperature range of 200 – 230 °C. It is a non-acidic white solid which has C4H11ClO2Sn as chemical formula. It dissolves by reaction on heating with alcohols or carboxylic acids. The resulting active is soluble in ester systems and remains in the ester product.
Viacat 4101 is recommended for preparation of esters such as trioctyltrimellitate and unsaturated and saturated polyester. In addition Viacat 4101 is used in the production of powder coating resins.
Butyltin chloride dihydroxide is also known as butylchlorodihydroxytin and butyl(chloro)stannanediol.
Europe and united States: ViaCat 4101 ➔ on stock in our local warehouses. Our lead time is about one week if delivered in 25 KG drums.
Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.
|HS code||2931 90 80|
|Tin content||46.00 – 51.00 %|
|Chlorine content||13.80 – 15.2 %|
|Loss on drying||≤2.00 %|
Available packaging: 25 KG drums.
Special packaging is available on request.
Store butyltin chloride dihydroxide in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep it away from heat sources and oxidizing agents.
A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for ViaCat 4101 and all other products supplied by Vesta Chemicals BV.
An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.
Molecular and structural information
|Molecular weight||245.27 g/mol|
|Boiling point||>300 °C|
|Flash point||100.89 °C|
|Melting point||144 °C|
|Partition coefficient (log Pow)||5.83|
|Solubility in water||Insoluble (< 0.1 mg/l)|
|Vapour pressure||1.10 hPa @ 25°C|