TMTD is widely used in rubber processing as an ultra accelerator for low-temperature cures, either alone or as an activator for other accelerators, chiefly the thiazoles.</p> <p>It can be used: <ul><li>Without sulphur (2 -4% on the weight of the gum), <li>With sulphur in conjunction with zinc oxide and fatty acid as activators (0.1 - 1% TMTD on the weight of the gum), <li>In conjunction with accelerators such as mercaptobenzothiazole (0.25 – 0.5 TMTD on the weight of the gum).</ul></p></br></br></br> <p>TMTD is regulated for use in articles with food as specified under FDA CFR 177.2600, 175.105 and under BfR recommendation XXI.</p>
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