Potassium tellurite

Potassium tellurite

Synonyms Potassiium Tellurite (IV); Dipotassium tellurite; Potassium tellurate; Potassium tellurium oxide

CAS Number: 7790-58-1 Molecular Formula: K2O3Te Molecular Weight: 253.794 g/mol

EC Number: 232-213-1 MDL Number: MFCD00149923

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Description

Product Description

Potassium Tellurite

Application Notes

Potassium tellurite is used together with agar as part of a selective medium for growth of some bacteria (Clauberg medium). Corynebacteria and some other species reduce TeO32- to elemental Te, which stains the bacteria black.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Selective medium for growth of Corynebacteria

Specifications
SKU 02100427-CF
Alternate Names Potassiium Tellurite (IV); Dipotassium tellurite; Potassium tellurate; Potassium tellurium oxide
Application Notes Potassium tellurite is used together with agar as part of a selective medium for growth of some bacteria (Clauberg medium). Corynebacteria and some other species reduce TeO32- to elemental Te, which stains the bacteria black.
Base Catalog Number 100427
CAS # 7790-58-1
EC Number 232-213-1
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H301-H315-H319-H335
Molecular Formula K2O3Te
Molecular Weight 253.794 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, respirator cartridges
RTECS Number WY2420000
Safety Symbol GHS06
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.