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Tin(II) Chloride Dihydrate

General Information:


CAS Number: 10025-69-1

Molecular Weight: 225.63 g/mol (dihydrate)

Appearance: White crystalline solid

Common Uses:

Reagent for the reduction of nitro groups to amines

Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (700 mg, 2.81 mmol) in EtOH (5 mL) was added SnCl2 (2.8 g, 14.7 mmol) at 0 C. The resulting mixture was stirred at RT for 10 min, then reflux . . .

[full procedure]


1) Patent Reference: WO2014149164, page 375, (23.7 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Tin(II) chloride (link)

3) Tin(II) chloride dihydrate (link)