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TetramethylenedisulfotetramineEncyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd edition (2014)
AbstractTetramethylenedisulfotetramine (2,6-dithia-1,3,5,7-tetraazadamantane,2,2,6,6-tetraoxide, TETS) is a highly toxic heteroadamantane rodenticide. It is an odorless, tasteless,white crystalline powder that is slightly soluble in water (0.25 mg ml-1), dimethylsulfoxide and acetone. It was originally synthesized in 1933 as a resinous condensation product of sulfamide and formaldehyde and used commercially in pillows and upholstery as animpregnating stiffening and anti mold agent. However, in 1950, a massive poisoning of German workers in the furniture manufacturing industry was linked to ‘Crinex’ wool, which contained TETS as a by product of processing.
Publication DateMarch, 2014
PublisherElsevier Inc., Academic Press
Citation InformationChristopher N. Banks, Dongren Yang, Pamela J. Lein and Michael A. Rogawski. "Tetramethylenedisulfotetramine" Encyclopedia of Toxicology, 3rd edition Vol. 4 (2014)
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