75605 Millipore

m-CP Agar Base

for microbiology

Synonym: Membrane Clostridium perfringens Agar Base



Related Categories A - M, All Solid Media/Agars, Chromogenic Media, Clostridia, Media by Application,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  bromocresol purple, 0.04 g/L
  L-cysteine hydrochloride, 1 g/L
  ferric chloride 6H2O, 0.09 g/L
  indoxyl-β-D-glucoside, 0.06 g/L
  magnesium sulfate 7H2O, 0.1 g/L
  sucrose, 5 g/L
  tryptose, 30 g/L
  yeast extract, 20 g/L
final pH   7.6±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
storage temp.   2-8°C
suitability   selective and differential for Clostridia



The m-CP Agar Base with selective supplement is recommended by the Directive of the Council of the European Union 98/83/EC for isolation and enumeratin of Clostridium perfringens from water samples using membrane filtration technique.

Preparation Note

Supplements :
2 vial/l m-CP Selective Supplement I (Cat. No. 51962)
2 vial/l m-CP Selective Supplement II (Cat. No. 82265)

Other Notes

Medium for the assay of water for Clostridium perfringens; EU 98/83/EC Council 3rd November 1998 on quality of water intended for human consumption

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Safety Information

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