INDUSTRIAL AGAR

£44.16

INDUSTRIAL AGAR

100 in stock

SKU: 1804-500 grams Category:

Description

Use within the food industry (for example, tin can produce, sweets, pastries, ice creams,

etc), widely spread because of its properties as a dispersing, stabilizing, thickening and gelling agent.

CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS  
Apperance White cream powder
Moisture Less than 8%
Ashes ≤ 5%
Gel strength (1.5%, Nikan) ≤ 900 g/cm2
pH (1 .5%) before autoclaving 7.2 ± 0.4
pH (1.5%) after autoclaving 7.0 ± 0.4
Melting point (1.5%) 85 – 90°C
Gelling point (1.5%) 34 – 38°C
Colorimetry (absorbance) 450 mm ≤ 0.400
Particle size 95 % Over sieve 60
MICROBIOLOGICAL TEST  
Standard plate count Less than 3000 cfu /g
Yeasts and molds Less than 100 cfu/g
Coliforms Less than 3 cfu/g
E.coli Negative
Salmonella Negative
   
   
   
   
STORAGE  
Once opened keep powdered medium closed to avoid hydration.
The dehydrated Industrial Agar should be homogeneous, free flowing and beige in color. If there are any changes physically, discard the product.  

 

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg