This is an aqueous solution of Sodium Hydroxide (4%) with Phenol Red Indicator suitable for use in the digestion of Sputum samples prior to culture. It is generally used in conjunction with Sputum Neutralising Buffer. ( E& O Products BM1324 & BM1325).
BM1320 – Sodium Hydroxide (4%) with Phenol Red
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|Tested for sterility only by inoculation onto Columbia Agar after incubation and incubating at 37°C ± 1°C for 18-24 hours|