Reaxis®  C162

REAXIS® C162, Stannous Chloride Anhydrous, is an inorganic tin catalyst used in the synthesis of polyesters and monomeric esters. Additional uses and features of REAXIS® C162 include:

  • Crosslinking of elastomers
  • Synthesis of polyester polyols
  • Solubility in polar solvents
  • Good reducing agent for organic reactions

REAXIS® C162 also finds use in Sn/Pd activator formulations for POP. It is also a preferred tin source for tin/nickel alloy plating and as a surface color modifier for art glass.

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Product Details


  • Tin (II) content (%) 62.2
  • Fe (ppm) 50 Max
  • Pb (ppm) 75 Max

Standard Packaging

  • 55 lb (25 kg) plastic pail


  • Physical state  solid
  • Chemical type  inorganic tin
  • Melting point (°C)  246
  • Density (g/ml)  3.90

Storage Conditions

REAXIS® C162 should be stored in the original packaging in the absence of moisture. The container should be closed tightly after each use to maximize shelf life.

This information is provided to the best of our knowledge but without obligation. Reaxis is not liable for any incorrect or missing information. This data sheet becomes invalid upon publication of a new version. Please contact us for the latest version.

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