kids encyclopedia robot

Tin(II) sulfate facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Tin(II) Sulfate
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.


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.


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


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

Related pages

kids search engine
Tin(II) sulfate Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.