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Chemical Abstract Number (CAS #) 149304
CASRN 149-30-4
Synonyms2-Mercaptobenzothiazole
2(3H)-Benzothiazolethione
Analytical Method EPA Method 640
Molecular FormulaC7H5NS2

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Use SALTS USED AS FUNGICIDE/S FUNGICIDE FOR PRESERVING TEXTILES SRP: FORMER USE Vulcanization accelerator for rubber (requires use of stearic acid for full activation), tire treads and carcasses, mechanical specialities; corrosion inhibitor in cutting oils and petroleum products, extreme pressure additive in greases.
Apparent Color PALE, YELLOW MONOCLINIC NEEDLES OR LEAFLETS; YELLOWISH POWDER; NEEDLES FROM ALC OR DILUTE METHANOL; Yellowish to tan crystalline powder
Odor DISAGREEABLE ODOR; DISTINCTIVE ODOR (DEPENDS ON DEGREE OF PURIFICATION)
Melting Point 180.2-181.7 DEG C
Molecular Weight 167.25
Density 1.42
Sensitivity Data 2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE IS REPORTED TO BE VERY IRRITATING TO EYES. EFFL: MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED IN THE WASTE WATER OF TIRE MANUFACTURERS.

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