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Nutrient Agar No 2, Vegitone

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

Synonym: Vegitone Nutrient Agar No 2

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories All Dairy Media (alphabetical), All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Bacteria (General Media), Dairy Culture Media for Bacteria,
Quality Level   100
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  peptone (vegetable), 5.0 g/L
  vegetable extract, 3.0 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect® Plus
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable
  water monitoring: suitable
final pH   7.0±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Environmental
Food and Beverages
Life Science and Biopharma
suitability   nonselective for bacteria (General Media)

Description

Application

This Nutrient Agar contains only plant peptone instead of animal peptone. It is used for the cultivation of bacteria and for the enumeration of organisms in water, sewage, feces and other materials.

Preparation Note

Suspend 23 g in 1000 ml distilled water. Boil to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121°C) for 15 minutes. If desired, the medium can be enriched with 5-10% v/v sterile defibrinated blood.

Legal Information

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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