Compound name: Tributyltin (TBT)
Description: It is an antifouling biocide belongs to Organo-tin group. They are the main active ingredients in certain biocides used to control a broad spectrum of organisms. Uses include wood preservation, antifouling pesticide in marine paints, antifungal action in textiles and industrial water systems, such as cooling tower and refrigeration water systems, wood pulp and paper mill systems, and breweries. Tributyltin oxide is the most widely used compound in TBT-containing commercial products.
Database Links: CHEBI:27086