Chemical Name 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole
Molecular Formula C7H5NS2
Molecular Weight 167.26
CAS No. 149-30-4
Specifications GB/T 11407-2003
Properties Relative density: 1.42-1.52g/cm3,Insoluble in water and gasoline, slight soluble in benzene, easy to soluble in ethyl acetate and acetone, soluble in dichloromethane, ethyl ether and chloroform and in the solution of alkali carbonate.
Applications A universal rubber accelerator, mainly is used in tyres, rubber shoes and other rubber articles. It is not used in rubber bags for food because of its bitterness. MBT is regulated for use in articles in contact with food as specified under FDA 21 CFR177.2600, 175.105, 176.300 and under BgVV XXI, Categories 1-4 and "Sonderkategorie".