Thiram Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Thiram Properties


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Thiram is an ectoparasiticide. It is used to prevent fungal diseases in seed and crops. It is also used as an animal repellent to protect fruit trees and ornamentals from damage by rabbits, rodents and deer. It is effective against Stem gall of coriander, damping off, smut of millet, neck rot of onion, etc. It has been used in the treatment of human scabies, as a sun screen and as a bactericide applied directly to the skin or incorporated into soap.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to yellow crystalline powder
Boiling Point 129 °C
CAS Number 137-26-8
Density 1.335 g/cm3
EINECS Number 205-286-2
HS Code 29303000
IUPAC Name Dimethylcarbamothioylsulfanyl N,N-dimethylcarbamodithioate
InChI 1S/C6H12N2S4/c1-7(2)5(9)11-12-6(10)8(3)4/h1-4H3
Melting Point 155-156 °C
Molar Mass 240.43288 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H12N2S4
NFPA 704 H-1,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number JO1400000
Solubility 16.5 mg/l
Synonyms Tetramethylthiuram Disulfide;Thiram;Disulfide,bis(dimethylthiocarbamoyl);TMTDS;Thiuramin