Grayish-white (granule). No taste, no poison. Density is 1.08-1.19. Soluble in acetone, ethyl acetate, alcohol, lightly soluble in CCl 4 , insoluble in water and gasoline.
Used as a secondary accelerator with thiazoles and sulphenamides in NR and SBR compounds. Exhibits better storage stability compared to thiuram and dithiocarbamates but is not so active. WILLING DPG can be used in latex as secondary gelling agent ( foam stabilizer) in the silico-flouride foam process.