Organometallic compounds containing a tin-carbon bond. Organotin compounds are used as pesticides, fungicides, flame retardants, and stabilizers. Examples include Dibutyl tin oxide, Dibutyltin dilaurate, tri-n-butyl tin oxide and tri-n-butyl tin naphthenate.
Organotin is on the ILFI Red list of building materials.
Synonyms and Related Terms
dibutyl tin oxide; tri-n-butyl tin oxide; tri-n-butyl tin naphthenate
Resources and Citations
- G.Caneva, M.P.Nugari, O.Salvadori, Biology in the Conservation of Works of Art, ICCROM, Rome, 1991