Name: Tin chloride (II)
Synonyms: SnCl2, tin (II) chloride or tin dichloride, Stannosi chloridum dihydricum, stannic chloride (former)
Cleanliness: Clean min. 99.9%
Chemical formula: SnCl2
Used as a catalyst for many chemical reactions, fixer of dyes in the textile industry, tinning of steel (eg tin cans), purification of precious metals, for the production of mirrors.
Tin chloride (II) is an inorganic salt that is used primarily in laboratories. Tin (II) chloride is used as a strong reducer or Lewis acid. Numerous organic syntheses are also involved with tin (II) chloride, where tin (II) cations act as a reaction catalyst.