Sodium tellurite

Availability

Special and quality requirements for sodium tellurite iv, tellurous acid disodium salt. are available upon request: sodium tellurite is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

Na2TeO3

CAS Registry Number

10102-20-2

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Sodium tellurite

Distributor of sodium tellurite iv, tellurous acid disodium salt.

Description

Sodium tellurite is an intermediate in the extraction of the element, tellurium; it is a product obtained from anode slimes and is a precursor to tellurium. Sodium tellurite improves the corrosion resistance of electroplated nickel layers. Solutions of sodium tellurite are used for black or blue-black coatings on iron, steel, aluminum, and copper. In microbiology, sodium tellurite can be added to the growth medium to isolate bacteria with an inherent physiological resistance to its toxicity.

Appearance

Sodium tellurite occurs as a white crystalline powder.

Solubility

Sodium tellurite is soluble in water.

Uses

Sodium tellurite is used in metal surface treatment.

Classification

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Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: sodium tellurite is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Sodium tellurite IV, tellurous acid disodium salt.