thallium acetate

thallium acetate

[′thal·ē·əm ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
TlOCOCH3 Toxic, white, deliquescent crystals, soluble in water and alcohol, melts at 131°C; used as an ore-flotation solvent and in medicine.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Stuart Transport Media 2X500 gm, Thiosulphate citrate bile salt sucrose agar 1X500 gm, Thallium Acetate 1x25gm , Tri Sodium citrate dihydrate AR 1x500gm, Trypan Blue (practical grade) 3x25gm ,Trypsin 1x100gm ,Tween 20 1X500 gm , Tween 40 1X100 gm , Tween 60 1X100 gm ,Tween 80 (Dubos broth) 2X100 gm, Yeast carbon base 3X100 gm
Masahiro Ito killed Nakamura by putting about 10 times the lethal dose of thallium acetate in the tea, and was sentenced to 11 years in prison for the crime in December 1995.