Tin(II) sulfate

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Tin(II) sulfate

Tin(II) sulfate is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is SnSO4. It contains tin and sulfate ions. The tin is in its +2 oxidation state.

Properties[change | change source]

It is a white crystalline solid. It is not a reducing agent like other compounds containing tin(II), like tin(II) chloride. It absorbs water from the atmosphere and dissolves in the water it absorbed.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by dissolving tin in sulfuric acid. It is also made by reacting tin with copper(II) sulfate.

Uses[change | change source]

It is used as a source of tin(II) ions without any tin(IV) ions contaminating them.

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