Reaxis®  C188

REAXIS® C188, Stannous Oxide, is a versatile high metal content stannous tin that is used in a number of reactions acting as either a catalyst or reducing agent. End-use chemistries and applications include:

  • Esterification Catalyst
  • Surface Finishing (Tin and Tin Alloy Plating)
  • Glass

Stannous Oxide is an excellent catalyst for a wide range of esterification reactions.  Stannous Oxide has the following features:

  • Neutral and non-corrosive
  • Complete conversions with short reaction times due to high catalytic activity
  • Minimal secondary reactions and colored by-products compared to acid catalysts
  • Very useful for oleochemical ester reactions.


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Reaxis® C188 - Product Details


  • Stannous Tin (%) 85.2 Min
  • Tin (IV) Content (%) 0.7 Max

Standard Packaging

  • 55 lb (25 kg) pail


  • Physical state  solid
  • Chemical type  stannous tin

Storage Conditions

Stannous Oxide should be stored in the original packaging. 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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