Agent Name

Dazomet

CAS Number

533-74-4

Formula

C5-H10-N2-S2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-Thio-3,5-dimethyltetrahydro-1,3,5-thiadiazine; 3,5-Dimethyl-1,2,3,5-tetrahydro-1,3,5-thiadiazinethione-2; 3,5-Dimethyl-1,3,5-thiadiazinane-2-thione; 3,5-Dimethyl-2-thionotetrahydro-1,3,5-thiadiazine; 3,5-Dimethylperhydro-1,3,5-thiadiazin-2-thion [Czech,; German]; 3,5-Dimethyltetrahydro-1,3,5-2H-thiadiazine-2-thione; 3,5-Dimethyltetrahydro-1,3,5-thiadiazine-2-thione; 3,5-Dimethyltetrahydro-2H-1,3,5-thiadiazine-2-thione; 3,5-Dimetil-peridro-1,3,5-tiadiazin-2-tione [Italian]; Basamid; Basamid - Purder; Basamid G; Basamid P; Basamid-Granular; Basamid-Puder; Carbothialdin; Crag 85W; Crag 974; Crag fungicide 974; Crag nemacide; D 35; DMTT; Dazomet; Dazomet-Powder BASF; Dimethylformocarbothialdine; Fennosan B 100; Mico-fume; Mylon [Czech]; Mylone; Mylone 85; N 521; Nalcon 243; Nefusan; Prezervit; Salvo [Czech]; Stauffer N 521; Tetrahydro-2H-3,5-dimethyl-1,3,5-thiadiazine-2-thione; Tetrahydro-3,5-dimethyl-2H-1,3,5-thiadiazine-2-thione; Thiadiazin (pesticide); Thiazon; Thiazone; Tiazon; Troysan 142; UCC 974; [ChemIDplus] UN2588

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

White crystals with a mildly pungent odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biocide in pulp and paper mills; also used as a soil disinfectant in farming; [Kanerva, 1776] Used as a biocide in paints; [Adams, p. 475]

Comments

A rare sensitizer, but allergic contact dermatitis reported in a pulp and paper mill worker; [Kanerva, p. 1776] Its activity as a biocide is related to decomposition products: methylisocyanate, formaldehyde, hydrogen sulfide, and monomethylamine. [HSDB] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC]

Reference Link

Allergic contact dermatitis from dazomet

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.8E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 8,400 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

ICSC: Dazomet

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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