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Dichloran Glycerol Agar

for microbiology

Synonym: DG 18 Agar



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Media by Application, Media by Microorganism,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  chloramphenicol, 0.1 g/L
  dextrose, 10.0 g/L
  dichloran, 0.002 g/L
  magnesium sulfate, 0.5 g/L
  monopotassium phosphate, 1.0 g/L
  peptic digest of animal tissue, 5.0 g/L
final pH   5.6±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
suitability   selective for Molds and Yeasts (General Media)


General description

Dichloran Glycerol Medium Base with Chloramphenicol is recommended for selective isolation of xerophilic moulds from food samples. It is a medium for enumeration of xerophilic fungi from low-moisture foods.


Dichloran Glycerol Agar has been used for culturing Aspergillus flavus AF57 on rice grains and fungal populations from conidial suspension treated rice grains.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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