Technical Data
Nitrate Broth (Powder)
Microbiological Grade
Storage RT/4C    Shipping RT
Formulation Per Liter: g/L
Beef Extract3.0
Potassium Nitrate1.0
Proteose Peptone No. 31.0
Total: 9.0g/L
Determination of nitrate reduction by bacteria with appropriate indicators.

Light to medium tan, homogeneous free flowing powder

Light yellow, clear, complete

As Reported

Directions per Liter: Dissolve 9 grams in 800-900ml of ddH2O stirring gently with heating until completely solubilized. Adjust pH of the medium to the desired level. Add additional water to bring the solution to1L. Dispense into appropriate containers, loosen caps and 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 refrigerated and used within a short period of time.


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.

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