Sodium Dimethyldithiocarbamate

Sodium dimethydithiocarbamate is a pale yellow coloured aqueous solution having a formula of C3H6NNaS2. It finds application as a disinfectant, fungicide, biocide, corrosion inhibitor. Main uses are as antifoulants in industrial cooling and air washer water systems, as well as pulp and paper mills and gas/oil drilling muds.

They act as materials preservatives for fuels, metalworking fluids, paints, coatings, adhesives, cloth, and paper/ paperboard; they act as antifoulants/ slimicides in a variety of liquids including industrial/ commercial cooling water, air washer water, sugar mill pulp/ process water, marine heat exchangers, gas/ oil recovery fluid, industrial wastewater treatment systems, industrial water purification systems, reverse osmosis water systems, and pasteurizer cooling water.

Physicochemical Data

Properties Typical Value
Form Clear liquid
Appearance Pale
Odour Amine like
Solubility Soluble with water

Product Variants

SDMC 40%

40% Solution of Sodium Dimethyl Dithiocarbamate

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Handling Measures
and Precautions

Marine Pollutant. Proper human safety products such as splash goggles, lab coat, dust respirator, NIOSH approved gloves and boots should be worn while handling and applying chemicals. Splashes on the skin should be washed off with water immediately. In case of splashing into the eyes, flush them with fresh water and obtain medical attention. Should not be injected.


Should be stored in original vented containers, away from heat, direct sunlight and combustibles. Store in a cool and dry place. Please refer label and SDS for details.

Shelf Life: 12 months when stored properly.