KM9001 – Bacteriological Agar

//KM9001 – Bacteriological Agar
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KM9001 – Bacteriological Agar

Bacteriological agar is extracted from several species of red algae, Gelidium spp. Bacteriological agar is a solidifying agent used in the preparation of microbiological culture media.This agar is suitable for all bacteriological purposes and has a low concentration of metal ions.A firm gel is obtained at working concentrations of 1.0 to 1.5%.


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Dehydrated Medium Appearance

Dehydrated Medium Colour

Dehydrated PH

Product Description

Organisms Ref. No Result



Typical Analysis
Moisture <10%
Ash <5%
Geling point 34.0 – 37.0°C
Melting point >85°C
Calcium <0.02%
Magnesium ≤0.01%
Toxic Substances Absent


Microbiological Analysis
pH 6.2 – 7.2
Gel strength >1000gms/m²
Transparency (NTU) <5.0
Total aerobic count ≤10,000/g
Salmonella Not detected/25g
Escherichia coli Not detected/g