Agent Name

Dipentamethylenethiuram tetrasulfide

Alternative Name

Thiuram MT

CAS Number

120-54-7

Formula

C12-H20-N2-S6

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Bis(pentamethylene)thiuram tetrasulfide; Bis(pentamethylenethiuram)-tetrasulfide; Bis(piperidinothiocarbonyl) tetrasulfide; Di-N,N'-pentamethylenethiuram tetrasulfide; Nocceler TRA; Noksera TRA; Sanceler TRA; Soxinol TRA; Sulfads; Tetrasulfide, bis(pentamethylenethiuram)-; Tetrasulfide, bis(piperidinothiocarbonyl); Tetron A; Tetrone A; Thiuram MT; Thiuram tetrasulfide, bis(piperidinothiocarbonyl); Bis(piperidinothiocarbonyl) tetrasulphide; Methanethione, 1,1'-tetrathiobis(1-(1-piperidinyl)-; Piperidine, 1,1'-(tetrathiodicarbonothioyl)bis-; [ChemIDplus] SULFADS POWDER; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS]

Category

Rubber Additives

Description

White to off-white powder; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a rubber additive; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 200 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin sensitizer; [Kanerva, p. 1788] Commercial product contains 0.3% white mineral oil (CAS# 8042-47-5); A respiratory tract irritant; Ingestion may cause headache, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting; May cause an intolerance for alcohol; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS] See "Disulfiram" and "Thiuram mix."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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