86455 Millipore

Tergitol-7 Agar

for microbiology



Related Categories All Food Control Media (alphabetical), All Solid Media/Agars, Enterobacter, Escherichia coli & Coliforms, Klebsiella,
grade   for microbiology
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
composition   agar, 15 g/L
  bromothymol blue, 0.025 g/L
  lactose, 10 g/L
  peptone, 5 g/L
  sodium heptadecyl sulfate, 0.1 g/L (produced by Union Carbide)
  yeast extract, 3 g/L
final pH   ~6.9 (37 °C)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Food and Beverages
suitability   selective and differential for Enterobacter
  selective and differential for Escherichia coli and Coliforms
  selective and differential for Klebsiella
  selective and differential for Proteus
  selective and differential for Salmonella
  selective and differential for Shigella



Selective medium for the detection of coliform bacteria and for early detection of E. coli in water analysis. For the detection of fecal contamination in foods according to Mossel(1962).

Other Notes

Detection of fecal contamination of foods; A useful selective bactericidal property of Tergitol-7

Preparation Note

Supplement: 3 ml/l TTC solution (Cat. No. 17779)

Legal Information

TERGITOL is a trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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