AGAR AGAR POWDER Highly Purified

Product Code: JL--2614

Agar is used clinical, bacterial and yeast transformation studies and molecular biology studies, bacteriological agar is generally used 1 - 2% for microbiological culture media preparations 0.5% for motility and anaerobes and microaerophiles require 0.1% maximum.

  

PHYSICAL PARAMETERS

S.L. No.

PRODUCT PARAMETERS

SPECIFICATION

1.

Appearance

Off white to creamish colour free flowing powder

2.

Solubility (2% soln. at 90oC)

Soluble in hot water, near to clear

3.

Clarity (1% soln. at 121ºC.)*

Near to clear, No ppt.

* -After Autoclave 

CHEMICAL PARAMETERS

S.L. No.

PRODUCT PARAMETERS

SPECIFICATION

1.

pH  (2% soln. at 25ºC)

6.0 - 7.0

2.

Loss on drying (at 105ºC)

NMT - 10.0%

3.

Acid Insoluble Ash

NMT- 0.5%

4.

Gelling Temp.

38 - 40ºC

5.

Melting Temp.

85 - 88ºC

6.

Total Ash

NMT - 4.0%

7.

Gel Strength (1.5% Gel)

NLT- 800 gm/cm2

8.

Heavy Metals (Pb)

NMT- 20ppm

 

 

      MICROBIAL PARAMETERS

S.L. No.

PRODUCT PARAMETERS

SPECIFICATION

1.

Total viable count

NMT- 10,000cfu/gm

2.

Escherichia coli

Negative

3.

Salmonella spp.

Negative

4.

Staphylococcus aureus

Negative

5.

Yeast & molds

100/gm

Std Packing   : 25.0 Kg, HDPE Drum

Best Before   : 36 Months

Storage         : Hygroscopic in nature, store below 25ºC and protect direct sunlight.