Widespread use of organotin compounds, such as tributylin (TBT) and triphenyltin, as antifouling biocides for ships, stabilizers for plastics, pesticides, and catalysts in industry, has severely affected marine animals (Morcillo et al.
What does TBT stand for?
TBT stands for Tributylin
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Firstly, the Control of Harmful Antifouling Systems on Ships, where from January 1, 2003 an International Maritime Organization (IMO) convention established a ban on the application of tributylin (TBT) antifoulings on ship hulls and from January 1, 2008 an end to the presence of TBT on ships hulls altogether.
The range includes tributylin (TBT)-free antifoulings, which provide effective protection against algae and slime for vessels that are docked for long periods of time.
In the blue muscle assay, trans-8-shogaol had antifouling activity that was comparable to one of the highest antifouling compounds, tributylin fluoride (Etoh et al.
The substance - Tributylin - is said to cause mutations among sea creatures .
Targeting the growing number of private superyachts populating Dubai's most important marinas, the range also includes tributylin (TBT)-free antifoulings, which provide effective protection against algae and slime for vessels that are docked for long periods of time.
Caused by imposex induced by tributylin from antifouling paints.
One of the compounds, tributylin, has been found to impair the immune systems of some organisms.