Agent Name

Sodium diethyldithiocarbamate

CAS Number

148-18-5

Formula

C5-H11-N-S2.Na

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Carbamic acid, diethyldithio-, sodium salt; Carbamodithioic acid, diethyl-, sodium salt; Cupral; DDTC; DEDC; DTC; DeDTC; Diethyl dithiocarbamate sodium salt; Diethyl sodium dithiocarbamate; Diethylcarbamodithioic acid, sodium salt; Diethyldithiocarbamate sodium; Diethyldithiocarbamic acid, sodium; Diethyldithiocarbamic acid, sodium salt; Dithiocarb; Ditiocarbe sodique [French]; Ditiocarbo sodico [Spanish]; Ditiocarbum natricum [Latin]; Imuthiol; Kupral; N,N-Diethyldithiocarbamic acid, sodium salt; Na-ddtc; Nocceler SDC; Sodium DEDT; Sodium N,N-diethyldithiocarbamate; Sodium diethylaminocarbodithioate; Sodium diethylcarbamodithioate; Sodium diethyldithiocarbamate; Sodium salt of N,N-diethyldithiocarbamic acid; Soxinol ESL; Thiocarb; USAF EK-2596; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Rubber)

Description

Crystals; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as a corrosive inhibitor, rubber accelerator, chemical intermediate, medication; and laboratory reagent; [HSDB]

Comments

"Symptoms of exposure to this chemical include irritation of the eyes. Continued exposure may cause mild skin irritation. The dusts of this compound are caustic to the mucous membranes. This compound is also caustic to the digestive tract." [CAMEO] Danger of sensitization of the skin; [MAK] See "Carba mix."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction

Vapor Pressure

8.15E-10 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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