DOTEH – Dioctyltin bis-Ethylhexanoate

Organotin Catalyst for Organic Syntheses

Dioctyltin bis-ethylhexanoate is a compound of organotin chemistry and also known as DOTEH, an abbreviation. The slightly yellowish liquid is soluble in organic solvents such as toluene and xylene or in aliphatic hydrocarbons.

As a special odorless catalyst, it is used for various reactions in organic syntheses. It can also be used to influence the curing speed of polyurethane resins and silicone sealants.

NameDioctyltin bis-Ethylhexanoate
BNT Product NameBNT-CAT 550
SynonymsDioctyltin bis-(2-ethylhexoate)
Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl, 1,1′-(dioctylstannylene) ester
[2-ethylhexanoyloxy(dioctyl)stannyl] 2-ethylhexanoate

Transport and Storage

Dioctyltin bis-ethylhexanoate is supplied in steel drums or plastic containers. If the original packaging has remained closed, the minimum shelf life is 6 months without any quality fluctuations being expected.