Agent Name

Disodium cyanodithioamideocarbonate

CAS Number

138-93-2

Formula

C2-H2-N2-S2.2Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Busanat 586; Cyanodithioimidocarbonic acid disodium salt; Disodium cyanodithioimidocarbonate; Imidocarbonic acid, cyanodithio-, disodium salt; [ChemIDplus] DCDIC; [HSDB]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Orange liquid with a pungent odor of ammonia; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as antimicrobial agent, slimicide, and biocide (washer systems, industrial water cooling towers, evaporative condensers, heat exchangers, pulp and paper mills, secondary oil recovery injection water, and sugar mills); [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rabbit) = 268-386 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 (rabbit) >2000 mg/kg; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] Animal data: maternal and fetal effects at and above mid-dose; Fetal effects may be direct or as a result of maternal toxicity; [EPA REDs]

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.16E-6 mm Hg

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