Technical Data
T2300
Tegosept (Drosophila anti-fungal agent) (p-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester, Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, Nipagine)
250g
1Kg
5Kg
25Kg
Biochemicals Storage: 4CShipping: RT
Drosophila anti-fungal agent or mold inhibitor used in conjunction with Drosophila Insect Diet (Caltech). Used as a fly food preservative. Odorless, tasteless and non-toxic (sanctioned for food use), Tegosept is active at low concentrations against a broad spectrum of microorganisms

Melting Point:
125-128C

Loss on Drying:
0.5

Residue on Ignition:
0.5%

Sulfated Ash:
0.5%

Heavy Metals:
0.001%

Drosophila Diet Medium:
1. Dissolve 226.53 grams Drosophila Diet Medium (Powder) D9600-07 per liter of distilled/ deionized water, heating to boiling with stirring until completely solubilized.
2. Allow to cool to 80C.
3. Add in while stirring antifungal agents: Tegosept (0.07-2%/L) or Propionic Acid Mix (11.7ml/L).
Note: both can be added for additional fungal protection or to eliminate sporadic mold problems.
4. Dispense into appropriate containers, store at 2-8C in the dark.

CAS Number:
99-76-3

Molecular Formula:
C8H8O3

Molecular Weight:
152.1
Purity: ~90%
Form: White crystalline powder

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.