tetrabutyltin


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tetrabutyltin

[‚te·trə′byüd·əl·tən]
(organic chemistry)
(C4H9)4Sn A colorless or slightly yellow, oily liquid with a boiling point of 145°C; soluble in most organic solvents; used as a stabilizing agent and rust inhibitor for silicones, and as a lubricant and fuel additive.
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High concentrations of butyltin compounds (mono-, di-, tri-, and tetrabutyltin) were found in oysters collected in March, May, August, and November 2002 at 6 sites, from Hsiangshan in the north to Dunggang in the south (Hsia & Liu 2003).
Others, such as bis (triphenyltin) oxide, dibutyltin, tetrabutyltin, and the dialkyltins, also showed some effects.