Dibutyltin dilaurate

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A clear yellow liquid used as a stabilizer in Polyvinyl chloride resins. Dibutyltin dilaurate is also used as a catalyst for curing Urethane and Silicone polymers.

Synonyms and Related Terms

dibutylbis((1-oxododecyl)-oxy) stannan; dibutylbis(lauroyloxy)tin; Butynorate; Tinostat; Davainex


  • Combustible. Flash point = 179 C.
  • Contact may cause irritation.
  • ThermoFisher: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Soluble in ligroin, benzene, acetone, carbon tetrachloride, ether and organic ester. Insoluble in water.

Composition C32H64O4Sn
CAS 77-58-7
Melting Point 22-24 C
Density 1.006 g/ml
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 631.6
Boiling Point 8 C