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17121 Millipore

Aspergillus Differentiation Agar (Base)

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

Synonym: AFPA (Base)

  •  NACRES NA.85

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Properties

Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Aspergillus, Media by Application,
Quality Level   100
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  dichloran, 0.002 g/L
  ferric ammonium citrate, 0.5 g/L
  peptic digest of animal tissue, 10 g/L
  yeast extract, 20 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect® Plus
application(s)   microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)
  pathogen testing: suitable
final pH   6.3±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Aspergillus spp.

Description

Application

For detection of aflatoxin producing Aspergillus species from food samples.

Preparation Note

Suspend 22.75 g in 500 ml distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 121°C for 15 minutes. Cool around 50°C and aseptically add sterile rehydrated contents of 1 vial of Chloramphenicol Selective Supplement (Cat. No. 29231). Mix well.

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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