What is it?
Tin (II) chloride is a metal used in alloys in industry and medicine.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and, on occasion direct communication with the manufacturer.

  • Glass bottle manufacture
  • Metalwork
  • Mordant in textile dyeing
  • Protective coatings and alloys
  • Tin-plating of steel in order to make tin cans
  • Toothpaste
Other names for Tin (II) Chloride:
  • Stannous chloride
  • Stannous chloride, anhydrous
  • Stannous dichloride
  • Tin Protochloride
  • Tin dichloride


How safe is it?

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