What is it?
N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazole sulfenamide is a compound used in medium/fast curing of rubber, and is the most common sulfenamide accelerator.

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

  • Accelerator in natural and styrene-butadienethiazyl sulfenamide
  • Adhesives and cements
  • Antifreeze
  • Condoms and diaphragms
  • Culling oils 
  • Detergents
  • Swimwear
  • Disinfectants, repellents, fungicides
  • Gloves
  • Grease 
  • Leather shoes (insoles, adhesives, linings)
  • Medical devices
  • Photographic film emulsion
  • Rubber 
  • Rubber eyelash curlers 
  • Rubber in elasticized under-garments and clothing
  • Rubber sheets and pillows 
  • Shampoo
  • Soaps
  • Sponge makeup applicators
  • Veterinarian products like tick and flea powders and sprays
Other names for n-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazyl sulfenamide: 
  • Acelerator CZ 
  • CBS 
  • CBTS
  • Cyclohexylbenzothazyl Sulphenamide
  • Curax
  • Durax
  • N-Cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazyl Sulphenaminde 
  • N-Cycloyhexylbenzothiazyl Sulphenamide
  • Santocure 
  • Sulfenax CBS
  • Sulfenamide
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Mercapto derivatives
  • N-oxydiethylene-2-benzothiazole sulfenamide
  • N-tert-butyl-2-benzothiazyl sulfenamide

How safe is it?

Hang tight. We're thinking.