Agent Name

Nickel bis(dibutyldithiocarbamate)

CAS Number

13927-77-0

Formula

C18-H36-N2-Ni-S4

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Nickel, bis(dibutyldithiocarbamato)-; (Dibutyldithiocarbamato)nickel(II); Bis(dibutyldithiocarbamato)nickel; Carbamic acid, dibutyldithio-, nickel salt; Carbamic acid, dibutyldithio-, nickel(II) salt; Carbamodithioic acid, dibutyl-, nickel(2+) salt; Dibutyldithiocarbamic acid, nickel salt; Nickel dibutyldithiocarbamate; Nickel(II) dibutyldithiocarbamate; Nickel, bis(dibutylcarbamodithioato-S,S')-, (SP-4-1)-; Nocrac NBC; Rylex NBC; UV Chek AM 104; Vanguard N; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Rubber)

Description

Dark green solid; [Hawley] Flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as accelerator for rubber vulcanization and an antioxidant for synthetic rubbers; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) = 17,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Carba mix." See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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