43291 Millipore

m-FC Agar, Vegitone

for microbiology

Synonym: Membrane Fecal Coliform Agar, Vegitone, Vegitone m-FC Agar, m-Fecal Coliform Agar, Vegitone



Related Categories A - M, All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Media by Application,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15.0 g/L
  anilne blue, 0.1 g/L
  lactose, 12.5 g/L
  proteose peptone (vegetable), 5.0 g/L
  sodium chloride, 5.0 g/L
  synthetic detergent, 1.5 g/L
  tryptose (vegetable), 10.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 3.0 g/L
final pH   7.4±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  selective and differential for Salmonella
  selective and differential for Shigella



M-FC Agar is used for the detection and enumeration of faecal coliforms using membrane filter technique at higher temperature. In this modified medium the animal derived peptones are replaced by plant peptones.

Preparation Note

Supplement: 100 mg/l rosolic acid (Cat. No. 83910)

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles


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