Agent Name

Zinc mercaptobenzothiazole

CAS Number

155-04-4

Formula

C7-H5-N-S2.1/2Zn

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2(3H)-Benzothiazolethione, zinc salt; 2-Benzothiazolethiol zinc salt; 2-Benzothiazolethiol, zinc salt (2:1); 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole zinc salt; Bantex; Bis(2-benzothiazolylthio)zinc; Bis(benzothiazole-2-thiolato)zinc; Bis(mercaptobenzothiazolato)zinc; Hermat Zn-MBT; Mercaptobenzothiazole zinc salt; OXAF; Pennac ZT; Tisperse MB-58; Vulkacit ZM; ZMBT; Zenite; Zenite Special; Zetax; Zinc 2-benzothiazolethiolate; Zinc 2-mercaptobenzothiazolate; Zinc 2-mercaptobenzothiazole; Zinc benzothiazol-2-ylthiolate; Zinc benzothiazolethiolate; Zinc benzothiazolyl mercaptide; Zinc benzothiazolylmercaptide; Zinc benzothiazyl-2-mercaptide; Zinc bis(2-mercaptobenzothiazole); Zinc bis(mercaptobenzothiazole); Zinc mercaptobenzothiazolate; Zinc mercaptobenzothiazole salt; Zinc, bis(2-benzothiazolethiolato)-; ZnMB; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rubber Additives

Description

Light yellow solid; [HSDB] Cream to pale yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as rubber accelerator and fungicide; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Mercaptobenzothiazole." See "Mercapto mix."

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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