Agent Name

Zinc dibutyldithiocarbamate

CAS Number




Major Category

Plastics & Rubber


(Dibutyldithiocarbamato)zinc(II); Accel BZ; Aceto ZDBD; Bis(N,N-dibutyldithiocarbamato)zinc; Bis(dibutyldithiocarbamato)zinc; Butazate; Butazate 50-D; Butyl zimate; Butyl ziram; Carbamic acid, dibutyldithio-, zinc complex; Carbamodithioic acid, dibutyl-, zinc salt; Dibutyldithiocarbamic acid zinc salt; Nocceler BZ; Soxinol BZ; Vulcacure; Vulcacure ZB; Vulkacit LDB; Vulkacit LDB/C; Zimate, butyl; Zinc N,N-dibutyldithiocarbamate; Zinc bis(dibutyldithiocarbamate); Zinc dibutyldithiocarbamate; Zinc, bis(dibutylcarbamodithioato-S,S')-, (T-4)-; Zinc, bis(dibutylcarbamodithioato-kappaS,kappaS')-, (T-4)-; Zinc, bis(dibutyldithiocarbamato)-; [ChemIDplus] ZDBC; [HSDB]


Dithiocarbamates (Rubber)


White solid with a pleasant odor; [HSDB] White to cream-colored powder; [MSDSonline]


Used as accelerator (rubber vulcanization, latex dispersions, and cements), ultra-accelerator for lubricating oil additives, and stabilizer in food packaging and handling; [HSDB]


Caused minimal to no irritation to skin and eyes of rabbits; Human patch test studies: 1.) No positive sensitizing reactions in 20 volunteers; 2.) Allergic responses elicited when tested on 5 individuals with rubber glove contact dermatitis; [HSDB] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA; ESIS] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause skin sensitization; In chronic animal feeding studies, no significant adverse effects; [IUCLID] Teratogenic when injected into chick eggs; No other data on reproductive toxicity found; [REPROTOX] May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Carba mix."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.06E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer


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