Agent Name

Ethyl tellurac

CAS Number

20941-65-5

Formula

C20-H40-N4-S8-Te

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Carbamodithioic acid, diethyl-, tetrakis(anhydrosulfide) with thiotelluric acid; Carbamodithioic acid, diethyl-, tetrakis(anhydrosulfide) with thiotelluric acid (H4TeS4); Diethyldithio carbamic acid tellurium salt; Nocceler TTTE; Tellurac; Tellurium bis(diethyldithiocarbamate); Tellurium diethyldithiocarbamate; Tellurium(IV) diethyl dithiocarbamate; Tellurium, tetrakis(diethyldithiocarbamato)-; Tetrakis(diethylcarbamodithioato-S,S')tellurium; Tetrakis(diethyldithiocarbamato)tellurium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Rubber)

Description

Orange-yellow to bright yellow solid; [CAMEO] Orange-yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an accelerator in compounding natural, styrene-butadiene, nitrile-butadiene, ethylene-propylene diene, and isobutylene-isoprene rubbers; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; "Overexposure may cause garlic odor of breath and sweat." [MSDSonline] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Carba mix."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as Te

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Te

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Te

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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