What is it?
Tetramethylthiuram Disulfide is a chemical used in rubber manufacturing, disinfectant for seeds, and used in fungicides, germicides, and insecticides

How can I avoid it?
You should avoid any contact with this substance.  Avoidance reading labels, package inserts, Material Saftey Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

Uses:
  • Bacteriostat in soap
  • Animal repellent
  • Disinfectant for seed, nuts, fruit, and mushrooms
  • Fruit and mushroom disinfectant
  •  Fungicide • Germicides
  • Insecticides
  • Rezifilm (Squibb)
  • Rubber accelerator and vulcanizer
  • Seed disinfectant
  • Treatment of scabies
Other names for tert-butylhydroquinone:
  • Febram
  • Fermate
  • Thiram
  • TMTD
  • Tetramethylthioperoxydicarbonic diamide
  • Thioperoxydicarbonic diamide, tetramethyl
  • Thiram
  • Tetramethylthiuram disulphide
  • N,N-tetramethylthiuram disulphide
  • Tetramethyl thiurane disulfide
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Antabuse
  • Carbamates
  • Disulfiram
  • Tetraethylthiuram disulfide
  • Tetraethylthiuram monosulfide
  • Thiram

How safe is it?

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