Agent Name

2-(p-Dimethylaminostyryl)benzothiazole

CAS Number

1628-58-6

Formula

C17-H16-N2-S

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-(4-Dimethylaminostyryl)benzothiazole; 2-(p-(Dimethylamino)styryl)benzothiazole; Benzenamine, 4-(2-(2-benzothiazolyl)ethenyl)-N,N-dimethyl-; Benzothiazole, 2-(p-(dimethylamino)styryl)-; p-Dimethylaminostyrylbenzothiazole; 4-(2-(2-Benzothiazol-2-yl)vinyl)-N,N-dimethylaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rubber Additives

Sources/Uses

No known commercial use or production in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Found to be an animal carcinogen in a study published in the J Natl Cancer Inst in 1968; [HSDB] Tumorigenic by RTECS criteria; Oral TDLo (rat) = 35 gm/kg/1Y-I; [RTECS] See "Mercaptobenzothiazole."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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