N-Methyl-2-thiazolidinethione

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N-Methyl-2-thiazolidinethione
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
3-Methyl-1,3-thiazolidine-2-thione
Other names
MTT, MTT 80, N-Methyl-2-thiazolidinethione
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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EC Number
  • 217-614-1
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C4H7NS2/c1-5-2-3-7-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3
    Key: RGTLAJIDOSPEDH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CN1CCSC1=S
Properties
C4H7NS2
Molar mass 133.23 g·mol−1
Appearance White solid
Melting point 68–69 °C (154–156 °F; 341–342 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H302
P264, P270, P301+P312, P330, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

N-Methyl-2-thiazolidinethione is the organosulfur compound with the formula C2H4S(NCH3)CS. It is classified as a heterocycle called a thiazolidine. It is a colorless or off-white solid. It has gained attention as a proposed low toxicity replacement for ethylenethioureas, which are used as accelerators for the vulcanization of chloroprene rubbers.[1] The compound is prepared by reaction of N-methylethanolamine and carbon disulfide.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rüdiger Schubart (2000). "Dithiocarbamic Acid and Derivatives". Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a09_001.