2-Mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT)


2-Mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT) is a slightly foul odor and bitter taste, non-poisonous. It is easy to soluble in ethyl acetone, acetone, dilute solution of sodium hydroxide, and sodium carbonate. And also 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole can soluble in ethyl alcohol, not easily soluble in benzene, insoluble in water and gasoline.

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2-mercaptobenzothiazole structure formula


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Appearance Grayish-white or light yellow powder
Content, % 99.0 Min.
Melting point, ℃ 171.0 Min.
Heating loss, % 0.40 Max.
Ash content, % 0.30 Max.
Residue (150um), % 0.10 Max.


2-Mercaptobenzothiazole is extensively used in the vulcanization of natural and synthetic rubbers. It is mainly used in the manufacture of rubber tires, rubber belts, rubber shoes, and other technical rubber goods.

Packing and Storage:

In plastic bag or kraft paper bag., 25Kg/bag or customers’ requirement.