Agent Name

2-(4-Morpholinyldithio)benzothiazole

Alternative Name

MMBT

CAS Number

95-32-9

Formula

C11-H12-N2-O-S3

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

MMBT; 2-Benzothiazolyl morpholino disulfide; 2-Morpholinodithiobenzothiazole; 4-Morpholinyl 2-benzothiazyl disulfide; 4-Morpholinyl-2-benzothiazyl disulfide; Accel DS; Benzothiazole, 2-(4-morpholinyldithio); Benzothiazole, 2-(morpholinodithio)-; Disulfal MG; Morfax; Morpholino 2-benzothiazolyl disulfide; N-Morpholinyl-2-benzothiazolyl disulfide; N-Oxydiethyl-2-benzthiazolsulfenamid [Czech]; Nocceler MDB; Sulfenax mob [Czech]; Vulcuren 2; [ChemIDplus] MMBT; [Marks, p.98-9]

Category

Rubber Additives

Description

Cream to light yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an accelerator and sulfur donor for natural and synthetic rubber; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin sensitizer; [Kanerva, p. 1818] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "Mercaptobenzothiazole."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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