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Baird Parker agar base (RPF)

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect Plus

Synonym: BPA (RPF), Baird Parker (RPF) Agar, RPF = Rabbit Plasma Fibrinogen

  •  NACRES NA.85



Related Categories Media by Application, Media for Food Control, Media for Meat Control, Microbiological Culture Media, Microbiology More...
Quality Level   100
form   powder
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 20.0 g/L
  casein enzymic hydrolysate, 10.0 g/L
  glycine, 12.0 g/L
  lithium chloride, 5.0 g/L
  meat extract, 5.0 g/L
  sodium pyruvate, 10.0 g/L
  yeast extract, 1.0 g/L
mfr. no.   NutriSelect Plus
application(s)   bioburden testing: suitable
  microbiological culture: suitable
  microbiology: suitable
  pathogen testing: suitable
final pH   7.2±0.2 (25 °C)
Featured Industry   Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages
storage temp.   room temp
suitability   Staphylococcus spp.



Baird Parker Agar Base is recommended for the isolation and enumeration of coagulase positive Staphylococci from food and other materials using RPF Supplement (Cat. No. 05939).

Preparation Note

Suspend 6.3 grams in 90 ml distilled water. Heat to boiling to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121°C) for 15 minutes. Cool to 50°C and aseptically add rehydrated content of 1 vial RPF Supplement (Cat. No. 05939). Mix well and pour into sterile petri plates.Warning : Lithium Chloride is harmful. Avoid all bodily contact and inhalation of vapours. On contact with skin wash with plenty of water immediately.

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Safety Information

GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


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