What is it?
2-(4-Morpholinyl mercapto) benzothiazole is a chemical used as an accelerator for natural rubber and rubber products. This chemical is contained in Mercapto Mix.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

• Accelerator for the following natural rubber ingredients:
  • Isoprene butadiene
  • Styrene butadiene
  • Nitrile butadiene
• Corrosion inhibitor of cutting fluids and in the pottery industry
• Gloves
• Condoms
• Work shoes
• Athletic shoes
• Hoses
• Tubing
• Textile gumming
• Clothing
• Protective masks

Other names for 2-(4-Morpholinyl mercapto) benzothiazole:
• 2-(4-Morpholinothio)benzothiazole
• 2-(4-Morpholinylmercapto)benzothiazole
• 2-(4-Morpholinylthio)benzothiazole
• 2-(Morpholinothio)benzothiazole
• 2-Benzothiazolesulfenemorpholide
• Benzothiazole, 2-(4-morpholinylthio)-
• Benzothiazole, 2-(morpholinothio)-
• Benzothiazolyl-2-sulfenmorpholide
• Morpholine, 4-(2-benzothiazolylthio)-
• Morpholinylmercaptobenzothiazole
• mmBT

Potential cross-reaction substances:
• Other Mercapto derivatives

How safe is it?

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