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Mac Conkey-Sorbitol ChromoSelect Agar

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

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Synonym(s):
Mac Conkey-sorbitol Agar ChromoSelect, SMAC Agar ChromoSelect, Sorbitol MacConkey Agar ChromoSelect
MDL number:

sterility

non-sterile

Quality Level

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

agar, 13.5 g/L
B.C. indicator, 0.1 g/L
bile salts mixture, 1.5 g/L
casein enzymic hydrolysate, 17 g/L
crystal violet, 0.001 g/L
neutral red, 0.03 g/L
proteose peptone, 3 g/L
sodium chloride, 5 g/L
sorbitol, 10 g/L

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Plus

final pH

7.1±0.3 (25 °C)

application(s)

agriculture
environmental
food and beverages

microbiology

suitability

selective and differential for Escherichia coli
selective and differential for coliforms
selective and differential for enterobacteriaceae
selective and differential for enterovirulent E. coli (EEC)

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composition

agar, 13.5 g/L , bile salts mixture, 1.5 g/L , crystal violet, 0.001 g/L , proteose peptone, 3 g/L , sorbitol, 10 g/L , B.C. indicator, 0.1 g/L , neutral red, 0.03 g/L , casein enzymic hydrolysate, 17 g/L , sodium chloride, 5 g/L

composition

agar, 13.5 g/L , bile salts, 1.5 g/L , crystal violet, 0.001 g/L , neutral red, 0.03 g/L , peptone, 17 g/L , proteose peptone, 3 g/L , sodium chloride, 5 g/L , sorbitol, 10 g/L

composition

agar, 10.0 g/L , casein enzymic hydrolysate, 3.3 g/L , chromogenic mixture, 0.43 g/L , disodium hydrogen phosphate, 1 g/L , peptone, special, 6.0 g/L , sodium chloride, 2 g/L , sodium dihydrogen phosphate, 0.6 g/L , sodium pyruvate, 1 g/L , sorbitol, 1 g/L , Tergitol
7, 0.15 g/L , tryptophan, 1 g/L

composition

agar, 12 g/L , chromogenic mixture, 0.2 g/L , dipotassium hydrogen phosphate, 3 g/L , peptone, special, 3 g/L , potassium dihydrogen phosphate, 1.7 g/L , sodium chloride, 5 g/L , sodium lauryl sulfate, 0.1 g/L , sodium pyruvate, 1 g/L , tryptophan, 1 g/L

sterility

non-sterile

sterility

non-sterile

sterility

non-sterile

sterility

non-sterile

application(s)

agriculture
environmental
food and beverages, microbiology

application(s)

agriculture
environmental
food and beverages, microbiology

application(s)

agriculture
bioburden testing
environmental
food and beverages
water monitoring, microbiology

application(s)

agriculture
bioburden testing
environmental
food and beverages
water monitoring, microbiology

final pH

7.1±0.3 (25 °C)

final pH

7.1±0.2 (25 °C)

final pH

6.8±0.2 (25 °C)

final pH

6.8±0.2 (25 °C)

Application

MacConkey-Sorbitol Chromo Select Agar is recommended for selective isolation of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 from food and animal feeding stuffs. MacConkey Sorbitol Agar is based on the formulation described by Rappaport and Henigh.

Preparation Note

Suspend 50.1g in 1 litre distilled water. Boil gently to dissolve the medium completely. DO NOT AUTOCLAVE. Cool to 50°C. Mix well and pour into sterile petri plates. If desired add Tellurite-Cefixime Supplement to the molten and cooled medium (50°C) before pouring into sterile petri plates.

Footnote

We offer two media types: the superior granulated GranuCult® and the cost-efficient powdered NutriSelect® culture media, depending on your needs.
The designations basic, plus, or prime are added to indicate the quality control level, from basic quality control to standard QC plus to prime for full regulatory compliance.

Legal Information

GRANUCULT is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
NutriSelect is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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