Millipore Sigma Vibrant Logo

110426 Coliform Agar


Replacement Information

Key Specifications Table

ph ValueSolubility
6.6 - 7.0 (26.5 g/l, H₂O, 25 °C)26.5 g/l

Pricing & Availability

Catalog Number AvailabilityPackaging Qty/Pack Price Quantity
Retrieving availability...
Fulfilment and delivery delayed
Fulfilment and delivery delayed
Limited Quantities Available
    Remaining : Will advise
      Remaining : Will advise
      Will advise
      Contact Customer Service
      Contact Customer Service

      Plastic bottle 500 g
      Retrieving price...
      Price could not be retrieved
      Minimum Quantity is a multiple of
      Maximum Quantity is
      Upon Order Completion More Information
      You Saved ()
      Request Pricing
      Catalogue Number110426
      OverviewChromocult® Coliform Agar facilitates and speeds up your processes. It allows the simultaneous detection, enumeration and confirmation of coliforms and E. coli in water within 24 hours. Chromocult® Coliform Agar comes in a granulated format and is the only chromogenic culture medium which was used for validation to prepare the new ISO 9308-1 (2014) version.
      Product Information
      HS Code3821 00 00
      Quality LevelMQ200
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      pH value6.6 - 7.0 (26.5 g/l, H₂O, 25 °C)
      Solubility26.5 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
      Hazard Statement(s)H315: Causes skin irritation.
      H318: Causes serious eye damage.
      Precautionary Statement(s)P264: Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
      P280: Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
      P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
      P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
      P332 + P313: If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
      P362 + P364: Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
      Signal WordDanger
      Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
      WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
      Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
      Safety Information
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
      Packaging Information
      Transport Information
      Supplemental Information
      Appearance (clearness)slightly turbid to turbid
      Appearance (color)yellowish to yellowish-brown
      pH-value (25 °C)6.6 - 7.0
      Growth promotion test in accordance with the current version of DIN EN ISO 11133.
      Inoculum on reference medium (Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 (WDCM 00013))
      Inoculum on reference medium (Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 (WDCM 00012))
      Inoculum on reference medium (Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048)
      Inoculum on reference medium (Citrobacter freundii ATCC 43864 (WDCM 00006))
      Colony count (Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 (WDCM 00013))
      Colony count (Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 (WDCM 00012))
      Colony count (Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048)
      Colony count (Citrobacter freundii ATCC 43864 (WDCM 00006))
      Recovery on test medium (Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 (WDCM 00013))≥ 70 %
      Recovery on test medium (Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 (WDCM 00012))≥ 70 %
      Recovery on test medium (Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048)≥ 70 %
      Recovery on test medium (Citrobacter freundii ATCC 43864 (WDCM 00006))≥ 70 %
      Growth (Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 19433 (WDCM 00009))partial inhibition
      Growth (Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 10145 (WDCM 00024))no limit
      Colonies (Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 (WDCM 00013))dark-blue to violet
      Colonies (Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 (WDCM 00012))dark-blue to violet
      Colonies (Enterobacter aerogenes ATCC 13048 (WDCM 00175))pink to red
      Colonies (Citrobacter freundii ATCC 43864 (WDCM 00006))pink to red
      Colonies (Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 10145 (WDCM 00024))colourless
      Incubation: 21 ± 3 hours at 36 ± 2 °C
      A recovery rate of 70 % is equivalent to a productivity value of 0.7.
      The indicated colony counts result from the sum of a triple determination.
      Reference media: Tryptic Soy Agar


      Coliform Agar SDS


      Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

      Coliform Agar Certificates of Analysis

      Product Number PackagingSpecificationLot Number
      1104260500 Plastic bottlePDF Specification Document


      AOAC Certificate Chromocult Coliform agar_AOAC Cert2023

      Technical Info

      An interlaboratory study to find an alternative to the MPN technique for enumerating Escherichia coli in shellfisch
      Characterization of chloramphenicol acetyltransferase gene by multiplex polymerase chain reaction in multidrug-resistant strains isolated from aquatic environments
      Enumeration of coliforms and Escherichia coli in frozen black tiger shrimp enaeus monodon by conventional and repid methods
      Evaluation of a chromogenic medium for total coliforms and Escherichia coli determination in ready-to-eat foods

      Related Products & Applications

      Accessories (Primary)

      Catalog Number Description  
      109293 KOVACS' indole reagent Show Pricing & Availability
      111350 Bactident® Indole Show Pricing & Availability

      Related Products By: Brand Facete


      Industrial Microbiology > Bioburden Testing > Microbiological Water Testing > Microbiological Water Testing for Food & Beverage Industry > Cultivation
      Industrial Microbiology > Bioburden Testing > Microbiological Water Testing > Water Testing for Municipal & Environmental Water