Broad Spectrum MicroTabs®

Extend shelf life and reduce lipolysis in milk samples.

Simplify Long-term preservation of Milk Samples

Broad Spectrum Microtabs II (BSM) is an ideal preservative solution for longer-term preservation of milk samples when a short sample analysis turnaround time and refrigerated storage conditions cannot be guaranteed. It is a tablet preservative containing a combination of Bronopol and Natamycin which prevents bacteria and yeast and mold. It is used to preserve milk samples, which will be analyzed on infrared instruments.

Highlighted features
  • Long-lasting preservation
  • 14 Days without refrigeration
  • Non-interfering

Ideal solution for longer-term preservation of milk samples

Broad Spectrum Microtabs II is a quick-to-dispense sample that dissolves quickly and provides accuracy. It inhibits bacteria, yeast, and mold. It provides extended shelf life and reduces lipolysis in milk samples.

Milk Preservative Solution Overview

Value of Tablets

Milk samples should be tested immediately after they are taken, but in practice this can rarely be achieved. Our preservative solutions are relied upon to ensure sample integrity during transport from the dairy farm to the lab.

Longer Term Preservation

It is an ideal preservative solution for longer-term preservation of milk samples when a short sample analysis turnaround time and refrigerated storage conditions cannot be guaranteed. The tablet preservative inhibits the growth of both bacteria and yeast and mold.

 

Holding Conditions

Samples can be held at room temperature (22-25 ­­°C) for at least 14 days without sample degradation.

Product Features

  • 18 mg tablet contains 8 mg Bronopol and 0.30 mg Natamycin
  • Inhibits BOTH bacteria and yeast & mold
  • Provides extended shelf and reduces lipolysis in milk samples

  • BSM tablets dissolve quickly in the milk sample
  • Available in either a tablet dispenser or a bulk tub container

  • Minimize interference with infrared test results
  • Use normal laboratory techniques on traditional components

  • 4 year shelf life
  • 1 tablet preserves a 20-40 mL milk sample
  • Samples can be held at room temperature (22-25 ºC) for at least 14 days without sample degradation

  • Dispenser eliminates direct handling of product;
  • Non-irritating to skin
  • Non-carcinogenic
  • Non-mutagenic

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Austria: +49 695 0606 800
Belgium: +31 6 899 25902
France: +33 456 681 861
Germany: +49 695 0606 800
The Netherlands: +31 6 899 25902
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