62653 Sigma-Aldrich

LPM Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: Listeria LPM Agar, Lithium chloride Phenylethanol Moxalactam Plating Agar



Related Categories A - M, All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Clinical Media,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  beef extract, 3 g/L
  casein peptone (pancreatic), 5 g/L
  glycine anhydride, 10 g/L
  lithium chloride, 5 g/L
  peptone (animal), 5 g/L
  phenylethyl alcohol, 2.5 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5 g/L
final pH   7.3±0.2 (25 °C)
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
suitability   selective for Listeria



For the isolation and cultivation of Listeria monocytogenes.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 1 vial/L Moxalactam Supplement (Cat. No. 43963)

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


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