NIOSH Publication No. 2005-151:

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

September 2005

Disulfiram

CAS
97-77-8

[(C2H5)2NCS]2S2

RTECS
JO1225000
Synonyms & Trade Names

Antabuse®; bis(Diethylthiocarbamoyl) disulfide; Ro-Sulfiram®; TETD; Tetraethylthiuram disulfide
DOT ID & Guide

Exposure
Limits

NIOSH REL: TWA 2 mg/m3 [Precautions should be taken to avoid concurrent exposure to ethylene dibromide.]
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH
N.D. See: IDLH INDEX
Conversion
Physical Description
White, yellowish, or light-gray powder with a slight odor. [fungicide]
MW: 296.6
BP: ?
MLT: 158°F
Sol: 0.02%
VP: ?
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 1.30
Fl.P: NA
UEL: NA
LEL: NA

Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities

None reported
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation
(See protection)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily

First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations
Not available.
Important additional information about respirator selection
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; sensitization dermatitis; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), tremor, restlessness, headache, dizziness; metallic taste; peripheral neuropathy; liver damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, liver
See also: INTRODUCTION