LETHEEN BROTH, MODIFIED (as per FDA) (VEG.) *

Product Code TMV 159

  • Description

    Letheen Broth, Modified (as per FDA) (VEG.) is prepared by completely replacing animal based peptones with vegetable peptones which makes the medium free from BSE/TSE risks. Letheen Broth, Modified (Veg) is prepared as per FDA for screening cosmetic products for microbial contamination. There are great chances of altering the chemical composition of cosmetics by the metabolism of organisms thereby spoiling and causing harm to the users. Direct colony counts and enrichment culturing are the methods of choice for isolating microorganisms from cosmetic products. The word Letheen represents a combination of lecithin and polysorbate (tween) 80.

  • Principle

    for screening cosmetic products to check microbial contamination

  • Microorganism

    • Escherichia coli
    • Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus
  • Industry

    • NA
  • Regulation

    • NA
  • Pack Size

    • 500 gm
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