organotin

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organotin

(ˌɔːɡænəʊˈtɪn)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of, concerned with, or being an organic compound with one or more tin atoms in its molecules: used as a pesticide, hitherto considered to decompose safely, now found to be toxic in the food chain
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Trimethyltin chloride (TMT), an organotin compound and extremely neurotoxic agent, is generated in plastic and agricultural industries, producing polyvinyl chloride, silicone products, and fungicides [1].
The researchers also have shown that high doses of trimethyltin chloride, found in some pesticides and recently banned marine paints, by themselves can damage rats' hair cells irreversibly.