Agent Name

TCMTB

CAS Number

21564-17-0

Formula

C9-H6-N2-S3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-(Thiocyanomethylthio)benzothiazole; Thiocyanic acid, (2-benzothiazolylthio) methyl ester; (2-Benzothiazolylthio)methyl thiocyanate; 2-((Thiocyanatomethyl)thio)benzothiazole; 2-(Benzothiazolylthio)methyl thiocyanate; 2-(Thiocyanomethylthio)benzothiazole; 2-(Thiocyanomethylthio)benzothiazole, 60%; 2-Thiocyanomethylthiobenzothiazole, 80%; 2-Tiocianometiltiobenzotiazolo [Italian]; 2-Tiocianometiltiobenzotiazolo, 80% [Italian]; Alentisan; Benthiazole; Benthiazole 30%; Benzothiazole, 2-((thiocyanatomethyl)thio)- (8CI); Busan; Busan 1030; Busan 15; Busan 30; Busan 30-1; Busan 30A; Busan 30I; Busan 44; Busan 70; Busan 71; Busan 72; Busan 72A; Delsan 30; Ichiban; KVK 733059; Protector 3L; Sancelant TMB; Superdavloxan; TCMTB 30%; TCMTB 60%; TCMTB 80%; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Reddish liquid with pungent odor; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Industrial antimicrobial used instead of chlorophenols; Used as a wood preservative, marine biocide, and fungicide; [Merck Index] Used as a contact fungicide for barley, cotton, corn, oats, rice, sorghum, sugar beets, safflower, and wheat; in seed treatments for cereals, corn, cotton, legumes, rice, sorghum, and sugar beets; as preservative in paints and leather production; [HSDB] Used as a wood preservative, biocide (pulp & paper mills, sewage systems), product preservative and slimicide (paper, leather, paint, carpet, textiles, wallpaper), and seed treatment pesticide; [EPA REDs]

Comments

Decomposed by heating forming hydrogen cyanide, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur oxides; A skin irritant; Corrosive to eyes; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] Highly irritating to eyes and skin; A skin sensitizer; Possible human carcinogen; Not neurotoxic; Elevation of liver enzymes in chronic dog studies; [EPA REDs] A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Reference Link

EPA REDs: 2-(Thiocyanomethylthio)benzothiazole (TCMTB) - 2006

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.12E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 170 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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