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Phosphate Cell Test

photometric, 3.0-100.0 mg/L (PO4-P), 9-307 mg/L (PO43-), 7-229 mg/L (P2O5), Spectroquant®

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Quality Level


sufficient for 25 tests

specific analyte(s)


measuring range

3.0-100.0 mg/L (PO4-P)
7-229 mg/L (P2O5)
9-307 mg/L (PO43-)


photometry: suitable


for use with Spectroquant® Move 100
for use with Spectroquant® Nova 60 A
for use with Spectroquant® Prove 100
for use with Spectroquant® Prove 300
for use with Spectroquant® Prove 600

detection method

photometric (Phosphomolybdenum blue)

storage temp.


General description

(o-phosphate and total phosphorous) Method: Photometric, 3.0 - 100.0 mg/L (PO4-P), 9 - 307 mg/L (PO43-), 7 - 229 mg/L (P2O5), Spectroquant®
The method is analogous to EPA 365.2+3, APHA 4500-P E, and DIN EN ISO 6878.
The Spectroquant® Phosphate Cell Test allows the accurate quantification of phosphate. Elevated levels of phosphate might lead to eutrophication of water bodies, which is a risk to the environment. Therefore, the concentration of phosphate in drinking water and wastewater is regulated in many countries.
Further applications are the determination of phosphate in foods & beverages (e.g. beer) and in environmental and agricultural samples (e.g. soil).
The Spectroquant®Cell Tests come with prefilled 16 mm round cells and all the required reagents to perform the analysis according to the instruction leaflet provided.
All Spectroquant® Cell and Reagent Test Kits are equipped with the unique Live ID (2D barcode), which allows seamless method recognition and contains essential information such as lot number, expiry date, and automatic calibration updates.

Legal Information

SPECTROQUANT is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Met. Corr. 1 - Ox. Liq. 3 - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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