National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88009

Testing Status of Tetramethylthiouram disulfide - M88009

 

CASRN: 137-26-8

Formula: C6-H12-N2-S4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Thiram

Known Uses

Bacteriostat in soap and antiseptic sprays, fungicide for seeds, accelerator for natural and isoprene rubbers. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (129591)  Completed 
    •  Positive 
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