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MXSMTGE48 Millipore

Milliflex Cassette prefilled with Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar

This medium is designed for the recovery of microorganisms in water, wastewater and dairy products (aerobic microorganisms)

  •  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 light amberslightly opalescent
input   sample type pharmaceutical(s)
sample type bottled water
sample type beer
sample type cosmetics
pH   7.0±0.2 (25.0 °C)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics
compatibility   for use with Milliflex®
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   heterotrophic bacteria
  heterotrophic bacteria
storage conditions   Right side up.
  2 to 8 °C


General description

Milliflex® Cassette are ready to use agar-based media to be used with Milliflex® system for convenient, rapid and reliable bioburden testing. The prefilled agar cassette helps to streamline the microbial contamination testing workflow with quality assurance and avoiding risks of exogenous contamination. Each cassette is a 3-piece assembly containing approximately 10ml of the media. Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar is a nonselective nutrient medium for the determination of bacterial counts by the membrane filter method.


Milliflex® Cassette prefilled with Tryptone Glucose Extract Agar is used in Bioburden testing and general microbiological analysis of water, wastewater and dairy products. It is widely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and brewing industry.


48 ea in 10 mL Agar in plastic Cassette

Culture Medium

Tryptone Glucose Extract

Analysis Note

Colonies appear clear to creamy white, some may produce pigment

QC organisms
E. coli (ATCC 25922)

C. albicans (ATCC 10231)

Target Microorganisms: Heterotrophic microorganisms

Legal Information

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

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