- 2-Benzothiazolethiol zinc salt
- Zinc mercaptobenzothiazole salt
- Zinc benzothiazol-2-ylthiolate
Light yellow powder
Rubber accelerator and fungicide.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Hazards and Protection.
Emits toxic fumes of /sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides and zinc
Emits toxic fumes of /sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides and zinc when heated to decomposition.
May be irritating when ingested.
Reported to be very irritating. Toxicity appears low, and humans have little chance of becoming exposed parenterally.
Reported to be very irritating. Exposures to significant amounts are rare Mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT) is usually encountered in rubber products and causes some dermatitis.
Reported to be very irritating.
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL: Administer charcoal as a slurry (240 mL water/30 g charcoal). Usual dose: 25 to 100 g in adults/adolescents, 25 to 50 g in children (1 to 12 years), and 1 g/kg in infants less than 1 year old.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. A physician may need to examine the area if irritation or pain persists.