Dehydrated Culture Media


Experience, Know-how and Choice

When it comes to developing innovative culture media for microbiological applications, Merck Millipore clearly sets the standard with its over 120 years of cumulative expertise. As a worldwide leader in this field, we offer state-of-the-art, turnkey solutions in a comprehensive approach to meet the needs of customers in the food and beverages industries. Our portfolio of dehydrated culture media spans more than 300 formulations, many of which were purpose-developed for culturing a narrow range of microorganisms or individual species, and we are constantly expanding this range.

Safe, standardized and comprehensive solutions are the key building blocks of Merck Millipore’s philosophy. 

The Advantages of Merck Millipore’s Granulated Culture Media Over Powdered Media

Merck Millipore’s traditional dehydrated culture media are based on a unique granulation technology which guarantees that our products provide maximum convenience and safety, while meeting the highest industry performance standards as laid out in ISO 11133. Media granulation significantly reduces the formation of dust, thereby minimizing not only the working environment contamination: this property vastly limits the spread of hazardous media components and other substances which are not commonly regarded as hazardous but may lead to allergic reactions if they are inhaled by staff.

The animal components we use for our media (except some derived from milk) are exclusively sourced from TSE/BSE-free countries and are in accordance with the highest safety standards. We select only premium raw materials to guarantee high recovery and growth rates, which are essential for subsequent rapid testing.

Merck Millipore’s granulated culture media possess excellent wettability, solubility and free-flowing properties, making them much easier to use than traditional powdered media. Granulated culture media are also more homogenous, thereby minimizing the separation of components and clumping even under warm or humid conditions and prolonging the shelf life of products to up to five years. The granulation process allows many supplements to be included, which eliminates the need to purchase and add these yourself.

Your Benefits
  • Safer: Minimizes airborne toxins and allergens, allergic responses and workplace contamination
  • Accurate: Prevents component separation and clumping even under humid or warm conditions
  • Fast: Dissolves rapidly in water
  • Easier: Superior flow and non-sticking properties for easier handling
  • Reliable: Homogenous distribution of ingredients assures high reproducibility even with small media quantities
Linden Grain Medium for Media Fill

Linden Grain Medium Simulations of Beverage Bottling and Ice-Crusher Installations

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