40608

Millipore

Schwarz Differential Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

Synonym(s):
Schwarz Differential Medium, SDA, SDM
NACRES:
NA.85

Quality Level

sterility

non-sterile

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

agar, 20 g/L
basic fuchsin, 0.47 g/L
dextrin, 0.11 g/L
dextrose, 10 g/L
malt extract, 3 g/L
peptic digest of animal tissue, 5 g/L
sodium sulfite, 2.92 g/L
yeast extract, 3 g/L

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Plus

application(s)

bioburden testing: suitable
microbiological culture: suitable
microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)

final pH

6.9±0.2 (25 °C)

Featured Industry

Food and Beverages

suitability

selective and differential for Candida spp.
selective and differential for Pichia spp.
selective and differential for Saccharomyces spp.
selective and differential for Zygosaccharomyces spp.

Related Categories

Application

used in the brewing industry for the differentiation of brewing yeasts from wild yeasts

Preparation Note

Suspend 44.50 grams in 1000 ml distilled water. Boil with constant stirring for 15 minutes. DO NOT AUTOCLAVE. Cool to 45°C and pour into sterile plates. Efficacy of the plates can be improved by incubating them to 30°C for 18 hours before use.Caution : Basic fuchsin is a potential carcinogen and care should be taken to avoid inhalation of the powdered dye and contamination of the skin.

Legal Information

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

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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