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LC5159 Potassium tellurite-hydrate
for microbiology


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32159 Plastic bottle 100 g 176.40


Product information
Hill Formula K2O3Te*xH2O
Chemical formula K2TeO3*xH2O
HS Code 2842 90 10
EC number 232-213-1
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.
CAS number 123333-66-4


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 2300 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 460 – 470 °C (decomposition)
Molar mass 1080 kg/m3
pH value 11.3 (100 g/l, H2O, 25 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H301: Toxic if swallowed.
Precautionary Statement(s) P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 6.1B Non combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 15
Heavy metal-containing solutions and solids: container E. Stir Raney nickel (also: Urushibara nickel) in the form of an aqueous suspension into hydrochloric acid (Cat. No. 100312) until dissolved (container E). Neither Raney nickel itself nor any filter residues should be allowed to dry out, otherwise they will spontaneously ignite in air. In this context, heavy metal means any compound of antimony, arsenic, cadmium, chromium(VI), copper, lead, nickel and tin, as well as these subtances in metallic form, if they are classified as hazardous (acc. to AbfallverzeichnisV – Waste Catalogue Ordinance, Appendix 3). Other heavy metals should be collected separately.


Safety information
R Phrase R 25
Toxic if swallowed.
S Phrase S 24/25-45
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger toxic
Hazard Symbol Toxic


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 3284 TELLURIUM COMPOUND, N.O.S., 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 3284 TELLURIUM COMPOUND, N.O.S., 6.1, II