AXCIDE TCMTB 80
Chemical Name 2-(Thiocyanomethylthio) benzothiazole
Chemical Formula C9H6N2S3
Molecular Weight 238.3
PROPERTIES TYPICAL VALUE
Appearance: Dark amber, viscous liquid
Assay, % (as active ingredient) : 80 +/- 2
Specific Gravity, g/cm3 @25oC : 1.38 g/cm3
Boiling Point, oC Not applicable
Flash Point, oC > 135 oC (Not flammable)
It is stable under normal storage conditions but decomposes at temperatures above 60ºC.
TCMTB 80 is a fungicide used as a raw material in formulations. It is an 80% solution of 2-
(thiocyanomethylthio) benzothiozole. It is highly effective against mould fungi, thermophilic moulds, rot
and blue sap stain. TCMTB 80% is non-lachrymatory.
TCMTB 80 has been used in diluted forms for the preservation of leather (Wet Blues and Wet
Whites), paint formulations, seeds, water treatment and timber preservation. This product is corrosive to
the skin. It must therefore be handled in accordance with the MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET.