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Stannous Octoate - VALIKAT Sn 2808

Stannous Octoate - VALIKAT Sn 2808

Stannous Catalyst with 28% Metal Content

VALIKAT Sn 2808 is a stannous-based metal carboxylate with 28% Sn content. The product is mainly used as a catalyst in flexible polyurethane foam production. Typical examples of applications include bedding and furniture. Next to that, VALIKAT Sn 2808 can also be used as a ring-opening catalyst for the polymerization of cyclic esters such as the production of polylactic acid (PLA) from lactic acid.

Technical Specifications of Stannous Octoate - VALIKAT Sn 2808

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

28% tin

Typical Viscosity (mPa.s, rt)


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Applications - Polyurethane Catalyst and More!

Polyurethane catalyst: flexible foam

Ring-opening catalyst for polymerization of cyclic esters

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Stijn Dekeukeleire

Stijn Dekeukeleire

Application Manager Catalysts