SDS for Bacteriological container preservative - Sodium Thiosulphate

Created by: Andrew White

Modified on: Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 at 10:09 AM


Sodium Thiosulphate is used as a preservative for bacteriological testing.  Coliforms, Fecal Coliforms and E.coli are quenched with preservative.  Primarily to stop any further degradation of bacteria due to chemical breakdown.  (Chlorine and THMs are often the primary cause).


Please see the Safety Data Sheet attached, for more information.


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