Agent Name

Lead bis(dimethyldithiocarbamate)

CAS Number

19010-66-3

Formula

C6-H12-N2-S4.Pb

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Bis(dimethylcarbamodithioato-S,S')lead; Bis(dimethyldithiocarbamato)lead; Carbamic acid, dimethyldithio-, lead salt; Lead, bis(dimethyldithiocarbamato)-; Lead dimethyl dithiocarbamate; Lead dimethyldithiocarbamate; Lead, bis(dimethylcarbamodithioato-S,S')-, (T-4)-; Methyl ledate; Ledate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Rubber)

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a vulcanization accelerator and compounding agent in natural styrene-butadiene, isobutylene-isoprene, isoprene, and butadiene rubbers; [HSDB]

Comments

May effect blood and kidneys, causing mild anemia and kidney impairment; [ICSC] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Carba mix." See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: