Specification Sheet
Product Name Gelatin from porcine skin,
medium gel strength, for microbiology
Product Number 48722
Product Brand SIAL
CAS Number 9000-70-8
 
TEST SPECIFICATION
APPEARANCE (COLOR) White to Light Yellow and Faint Beige to Light Beige and Faint Brown to Light Brown
APPEARANCE (FORM) Crystals
SOLUBILITY (COLOR) Colorless to Very Light Yellow
SOLUBILITY (TURBIDITY) Clear to Very Hazy
SOLUBILITY (METHOD) 0.67 G IN 10ML WATER, 50 C
PH 4.0 - 6.0
LOSS ON DRYING ≤ 15 %
SULFATED ASH ≤ 2.0 %
METAL TRACE ANALYSIS (ICP) CORRESPONDS TO REQUIREMENTS
CALCIUM (ICP) ≤ 2000 mg/kg
CADMIUM (ICP) ≤ 5 mg/kg
COBALT (ICP) ≤ 5 mg/kg
CHROMIUM (ICP) ≤ 10 mg/kg
COPPER (ICP) ≤ 50 mg/kg
IRON (ICP) ≤ 50 mg/kg
POTASSIUM (ICP) ≤ 500 mg/kg
MAGNESIUM (ICP) ≤ 500 mg/kg
MANGANESE (ICP) ≤ 5 mg/kg
SODIUM (ICP) ≤ 5000 mg/kg
NICKEL (ICP) ≤ 5 mg/kg
LEAD (ICP) ≤ 5 mg/kg
ZINC (ICP) ≤ 10 mg/kg
CHLORIDE (CL) ≤ 3000 mg/kg
GEL STRENGTH 170 - 195 G BLOOM
RECOMMENDED RETEST PERIOD 54 MONTHS