Nutrient Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

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Quality Level


according to ISO 16266:2006





shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label


agar, 15 g/L
meat extract, 1 g/L
peptone, 5 g/L
sodium chloride, 5 g/L
yeast extract, 2 g/L

mfr. no.

NutriSelect® Plus


microbiological culture: suitable
microbiology: suitable
water monitoring: suitable

final pH

7.1±0.2 (25 °C)

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nonselective for Aspergillus spp.
nonselective for Bacillus spp.
nonselective for Candida spp.
nonselective for Enterococcus spp.
nonselective for Escherichia coli
nonselective for Listeria spp.
nonselective for Pseudomonas spp.
nonselective for Staphylococcus spp.
nonselective for Streptococcus spp.
nonselective for bacteria (General Media)
nonselective for coliforms

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A general culture medium for less fastidious microorganisms as well as for permanent cultures. Add blood serum, or other biological fluids if required.

Preparation Note

Suspend 28 g in 1 litre of distilled water. Bring to the boil to dissolve completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes.

Other Notes

Studies on heterotrophic bacteria in some Argentine soils

Legal Information

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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
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