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General Description

Synonyms: Benzothiazolyl Disulfide; MBTS; Thiofide

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0995

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 120-78-5

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: DL4550000; 18802

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

pale yellow crystals; accelerator in rubber industry
melting point: 180°C

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter (37 mm)
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 2.0 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated

Conditions: Methanol extraction; C18 column; Solvent programming, curve 5 0% B -- 100% B for 10 min. Hold for 5 min., A = 20% methanol, 80% water, B = 100% methanol; 1.5 mL/min; UV det: 254, 280; Retention time, 13 min; DL 3.6 ug/sample; C/P YC

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