Agent Name

Zinc diethyldithiocarbamate

CAS Number

14324-55-1

Formula

C10-H20-N2-S4-Zn

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Bis(diethyldithiocarbamato)zinc; Carbamodithioic acid, diethyl-, zinc salt; Diethyldithiocarbamic acid zinc salt; Ethazate; Ethyl Ziram; Ethyl cymate; Ethyl zimate; Ethylzimate; Hermat ZDK; Nocceler EZ; Soxinol EZ; Vulcacure ZE; Vulkacit LDA; Vulkacit ZDK; Zimate, ethyl; Zinc N,N-diethyldithiocarbamate; Zinc bis(diethyldithiocarbamate); Zinc diethylcarbamodithioate; Zinc diethyldithiocarbamate (VAN); Zinc, bis(diethylcarbamodithioato-S,S')-, (T-4)-; Zinc, bis(diethyldithiocarbamato); Zinc, tetrakis(diethylcarbamodithioato)di-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Pesticide)

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as accelerator for rubber and latex vulcanization; as heat stabilizer for polyethylene; as stabilizer for butyl rubber, butadiene, and urethane rubbers; as antifouling agent; as fungicide seed disinfectant; [HSDB]

Comments

A strong eye and mucous membrane irritant; [Hawley] A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Carba mix."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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