What is it? 
N-ethyl-4-toluene-sulfonamide is a substance used primarily as a resin carrier in dentistry and plasticizer in lacquers.

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

  • Plasticizer in PVA lacquers, polyamides, cellulose acetate, etc.
  • Printing ink
  • Resin carrier in dental materials used for isolating cavities below restorations.
  • Flow promoting agents for paints, adhesives, nitrocellulose, coating materials. 
  • Substance to promote resistance to oils, greases, and solvents. 
  • Anti-static agent and glass enhancers in plastic film preparations.

Other names for N-ethyl-4-toluenesulfonamide
  • Ethyl-4-toluenesulfonamide N
  • Ethyl Tosylamide
  • p-Toluenesulfonamide, N-ethyl
  • p-Toluenesulfonamide
  • N-Tosylethylamine
  • N-Ethyl-p-toluenesulfonamide
  • Santicizer

How safe is it?

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