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Clear Fluid Thioglycollate Medium

pkg of 100 mL (12 Bottles with screw cap and septum), for aerobic bacteria, suitable for sterility testing, for use with Steritest®

Synonym(s):
Thioglycollate B. 0.1l clear, Clear FTM, Clear Thioglycollate Broth, Fluid Thioglycollate Medium (Clear), CTM, Thioglyc. Med. (FTM) clear
eCl@ss:
32014001
NACRES:
NA.74

storage conditions

Room Temperature (2 to 25 °C)

Quality Level

Agency/Method

in accordance with EP 2.6.1
in accordance with JP 4.06
in accordance with USP 71

sterility

sterile; autoclaved

form

liquid

shelf life

12 mo.

feature

ready-to-use

packaging

pkg of 100 mL (12 Bottles with screw cap and septum)

application(s)

sterility testing: suitable

volume size

100 mL

color

clear, with no precipitate and free of visible particles

input

sample type pharmaceutical(s)

pH

7.1±0.2 (25.0 °C)

test parameters

sample volume: 100 mL

Featured Industry

Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Pharmaceutical

compatibility

for use with Steritest®

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-25°C

suitability

aerobic bacteria
nonselective for

General description

Clear Thioglycollate medium has the same growth promotion properties as the standard Fluid Thioglycollate Medium (FTM). The alternative formulation brings extra visual clarity versus the FTM which has a slight turbidity or haze. Composition and growth performance of this medium comply with the European Pharmacopeia (EP) 2.6.1, United States Pharmacopeia (USP) 71 and Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP) 4.06. Our manufacturing approach ensures the highest level of quality for our media, improving accuracy and significantly reducing the risk of incorrect interpretation and false results. The appearance of the fluid is light yellow and viscous liquid with a pink ring in suspension ≤1 cm. The pH of the product is 7.1 ± 0.2 and can be stored at 2-25°C for 12 months. The incubation temperature varies between 30-35°C, with an incubation time of 7-14 days. One box of product contains 12 bottles of 100mL of Medium. Each bottle has a screw cap with a septum that minimizes the risks of cross-contamination and optimizes the disinfection procedures.

Application

Clear Fluid Thioglycollate Medium is intended for the detection of anaerobic bacteria however, it also enables aerobic bacterial detection. This medium is used for sterility testing by membrane filtration or direct inoculation. The QC organisms include Clostridium sporogenes (ATCC 19404), Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 6538) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 9027).
Sterility testing (membrane filtration and direct inoculation)
Bioburden testing

Components

Screw cap with septum

Specifications

Incubation Time: 7–14 days

Legal Information

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

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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