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Is stannous chloride vegan?

Stannous chloride is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is stannous chloride?

Stannous chloride, also known as tin (II) chloride, is a white crystalline compound with the chemical formula SnCl2. It is commonly used as a reducing agent, an electrolyte in tin plating, and a catalyst in organic synthesis. Stannous chloride is also used in the manufacturing of dental materials, as a mordant in textile dyeing, and as a sensitizing agent in photography. However, stannous chloride is toxic and can cause irritation to the skin and respiratory system upon inhalation or ingestion. Its use should be handled with caution and proper protective equipment.

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