40545

Millipore

CaCO3 Agar

suitable for microbiology

Synonym(s):
Agar with calcium carbonate, Custer′s Chalk Medium
NACRES:
NA.85
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Quality Level

sterility

non-sterile

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

agar, 15 g/L
CaCO3 (fine granulated), 5 g/L
glucose, 50 g/L
yeast extract, 5 g/L

application(s)

microbiology: suitable

Featured Industry

Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages

suitability

nonselective and differential for Candida spp.
nonselective and differential for Pichia spp.
nonselective and differential for Saccharomyces spp.
nonselective and differential for Zygosaccharomyces spp.
nonselective and differential for molds (General Media)
nonselective and differential for yeasts (General Media)

Application

CaCO3 Agar is a medium for the differentiation of microorganisms based on the production of acid from glucose. Kurtzman and Fell (1998) recommended the formulation for the yeast identification.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

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