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Tin (IV) Chloride 5-Hydrate

SS0932-100GR SS0932-PK/4R
CAS Number: 10026-06-9
Formula Weight: 350.58
Formula: SnCl4·5H2O
Density (g/mL): 2.04
Boiling Point (°C): 114
Freezing Point (°C): 53-56
Solubility: Cold Water, Alcohol and Carbon Disulfide
Synonyms: Stannic Chloride, 5-Hydrate
Shelf Life (months): 12
Storage: White

Note: The chemical specifications for some items on this product page may differ from the specifications listed above. For more information, consult the Safety Data Sheet or contact your Ward's representative.

Delivery information: This product is designed for educational and teaching laboratories, and no certificate of analysis is available.



Item # Description Grade Size Chemical/Physical Specifications Unit Availability Price Quantity
470302-928 Tin(IV) Chloride 5-Hydrate
Hazardous Product
Reagent 4 x 25 g Lump Pack of 4 (100g) Retrieving Restricted
470302-930 Tin(IV) Chloride 5-Hydrate
Hazardous Product
Reagent 100 g Lump Each (100g) Retrieving Restricted
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This disposal method is published for your convenience. You MUST have checked with your federal, state, and local regulations before using this method and these methods are only applicable for small laboratory sized quantities.

Use a lab apron, chemical resistant gloves and goggles before following the below method to dispose of hazardous waste.

 1. Prepare an ice/water bath in a large beaker and place it in a fume hood.
 2. Slowly add the chemical to the ice/water bath and stir.
  a. A vigorous reaction will occur. Add the chemical slowly to keep the reaction under control.
 3. Once all the chemical has been added, allow the reaction mixture to cool. The solution will be acidic, so use dilute sodium hydroxide or sodium carbonate to neutralize it to about a pH of 7.
 4. A precipitate will have formed, and the liquid will need to be decanted and poured down the drain with at least a 20-fold excess of water. The precipitate can be disposed of in the trash.

Solution Prep

To prepare a solution, determine the formula weight of the material, the concentration (Molarity) of the solution, and the amount of solution desired in Liters. Once this information has been obtained, use the following formula:
(Formula Weight) x (Concentration) x (Desired Volume) = Number of grams in desired volume of liquid

For a 1 M, 1 L solution:
(Formula Weight) x (1 mol/L) x (1 L) = x g added to 1-L volumetric flask. Dilute to a final volume of 1 L with DI Water.



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