: a crystalline heterocyclic compound C7H4NS(SH) made by heating aniline, sulfur, and carbon disulfide and used chiefly as an accelerator for the vulcanization of rubber

called also 2-mercaptobenzothiazole

Word History


mercapt- + benz- + thiazole

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“Mercaptobenzothiazole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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