What is it?
Zinc Dimethyldithiocarbamate is used as an accelerator in vulcanized rubber and as an adhesive in industry.

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. 

  • Activator/accelerator for natural rubber, styrenebutadiene, and butyl rubber
  • Agricultural fungicide for seeds, plants, and fruit
  • Pesticide
  • Adhesive in packaging, paper and textile
  • Repelling to bends and rodents

Other names for zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate:
  • Ziram
  • Carbomic acid
  • Zirasan
  • Zinc carbomate
  • Zitox
  • Ziride
  • Zerlate

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Other Carbamates
  • Carba Mix

How safe is it?

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