Technical Data
Lactose Broth (Powder)
Microbiological Grade
Storage RT    Shipping RT
Components shown in g/L:
Pancreatic digest of gelatin 5.0g
Beef extract 3.0g
Lactose 5.0g
Total: 13.0g/L
Standard methods medium for growth of coliform bacteria from water, foods and dairy products.

Directions per Liter: Dissolve 13 grams in one liter of purified water. Mix thoroughly. Dispense into tubes containing Durham tubes. Autoclave for 15 minutes at 121C (15psi).

Storage and Stability: Store powdered media at RT. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Prepared media should be kept at 4C and used within a short period of time.

Appearance: Pale to light yellow, homogenous, free-flowing powder.

Solubility: Clear, pale to light yellow, complete.

pH: 6.9 0.2@254C

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.