English Abstract

N-nitrosamine (TRGS 552)

Mitsunori AOYAMA
Kawaguchi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. Kawaguchi, Saitama 332-0004, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2010),83(8),243-246 General Review in Japanese

TRGS 552 in Germany regulates certain N-nitrosamine compounds in rubber articles.
N-nitrosamines are carcinogenic substances produced by reaction between nitrogen oxides and amines.
Amines for the rubber industry has been used as a raw material such as rubber accelerator, is essential for rubber materials.
N-nitrosamines are not regulated in Japan, but the contents of TRGS 552 will be helpful to the rubber industry.

Keywords: TRGS 552, N-nitrsamine, Nox, ZBEC, TBzTD, ZMP, MPT, TiBTD