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MXSMCRA48 Millipore

Milliflex Cassette prefilled with R2A Agar

This low nutrient agar is used for the recovery of stressed heterotrophic plate count bacteria found in various types of waters, especially high purity water

  •  eCl@ss 32160801

  •  NACRES NA.74



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Quality Level   300
form   plate (pre-poured agar)
shelf life   12 mo.
feature   ready-to-use
packaging   cassette of 10 mL
  pack of 48 tests
mfr. no.   Milliflex®
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiology: suitable
  water monitoring: suitable
color   clear tan to light amber
input   sample type pharmaceutical(s)
sample type beer
sample type bottled water
sample type cosmetics
pH   7.2±0.2 (25.0 °C)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics
compatibility   for use with Milliflex®
shipped in   ambient
suitability   heterotrophic bacteria (in a stressed environment)
storage conditions   Right side up.
  2 to 8 °C



48 ea in 10 mL Agar in plastic Cassette


Incubation Temperature: 20–28 °C (standard method); 30–35 °C (EP)

Incubation Time: 120–168 hrs (standard method); 120 hrs (EP)

Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, European Pharmacopeia 2002, addendum 4.6

Culture Medium


Analysis Note

Target Microorganisms: Heterotrophic bacteria in a stressed environment

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
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