Merck
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69198

Millipore

Fraser Broth, Base

suitable for microbiology, NutriSelect® Plus

Synonym(s):
Listeria Selective Enrichement Broth, Base (acc. Fraser)
NACRES:
NA.85

Quality Level

sterility

non-sterile

form

powder

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

composition

casein enzymic hydrolysate, 5.0 g/L
disodium phosphate dihydrate, 12.0 g/L
esculin, 1.0 g/L
lithium chloride, 3.0 g/L
meat extract, 5.0 g/L
peptic digest of animal tissue, 5.0 g/L
potassium dihydrogen phosphate, 1.35 g/L
sodium chloride, 20.0 g/L
yeast extract, 5.0 g/L

manufacturer/tradename

NutriSelect® Plus

technique(s)

microbiological culture: suitable

final pH

7.2±0.2 (25 °C)

application(s)

agriculture
environmental
food and beverages
pathogen testing
sample preparation

microbiology

suitability

selective and differential for Listeria spp.

Application

Fraser Broth Base with added supplement is recommended by ISO Committee for primary and secondary enrichment medium, for the isolation and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes from food and animal feeds

Preparation Note

Suspend 57.35 grams of dehydrated medium in 1000 ml distilled water. Heat if necessary to dissolve the medium completely. Sterilize by autoclaving at 15 lbs pressure (121°C) for 15 minutes. Cool to 45-50°C and aseptically add rehydrated contents of 1 vial of Fraser Selective Supplement (Cat. No. 18038) and 2 vials of Fraser Supplement (Cat. No. 90836) to 1000 ml medium for primary enrichment or 1 vial of each to 500 ml medium for secondary enrichment. Mix well and dispense as desired.
Warning : Lithium chloride is harmful. Avoid bodily contact and inhalation of vapours. On contact with skin wash with plenty of water immediately.

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 Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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