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Synonyms: bis-(Dimethylthiocarbamoyl)disulfide; Tetramethylthiuram disulfide; TMTD
OSHA IMIS Code Number: 2427
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 137-26-8
NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: JO1400000; 32334
Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: NA 2771 151
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Thiram: Chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
colorless to cream solid (some commercial products dyed blue)
Incompatibilities: Strong oxidizers and acids, oxidizable materials
OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
General Industry: 5 mg/m3American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 1 mg/m3 TWA
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 5 mg/m3 TWA
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans [1 MB PDF, 20 pages]Potential Symptoms: Mucous membrane irritation; dermatitis; with ethanol consumption: flush, erythema, pruritis, urticaria; headaches; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; weakness, dizziness, dyspnea
Health Effects: Acute systemic toxicity (Antabuse-like effects) (HE4) Suspect teratogen (HE5); Mutagen (HE2)
Affected Organs: Respiratory system, skin
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
Bulk Method: Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.
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