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.
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.