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Sensafe 487197 EZ Bacteria Check & E.Coli Test Kit

Tests for Coliform Bacteria & E. Coli; One Test Bottle ***UV light NVF-4 required for E-Coli test***

WaterWorks 487197 Bacteria Check E Coli Coliform Test Kit Sensafe Industrial Test Systems
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Product Code: WATERWORKS-487197
One test bottle.
Does not include UV Light (Part # NVF-4) required for E-Coli test.

Retail Price: $11.99
  • Sensafe 487197 Coliform & E. Coli Test Kit:
  • The Sensafe WaterWorks EZ Coliform Cult Water Quality Test Kit tests for the presence of coliform bacteria and E. coli. The test kit provides fast presence/absence results.
  • The Sensafe 487197 test kit is US EPA Compliant.
  • EZ Coliform Cult (X-GAL / MUG) is a presence / absence test for the simultaneous detection of total coliforms and E. coli in water.
  • The Sensafe WaterWorks 487197 test works by detecting an enzyme produced by coliform bacteria and a specific enzyme produced by E. coli. EZ Coliform Cult media is pre-sterilized by gamma irradiation, and is supplied in a 120ml bottle with a screw cap.
  • Sensafe 487197 Coliform & E. Coli Test Kit:
  • Tests presence / absence of coliform bacteria, based on a 100 mls sample
  • Total Test Time: 24-48 hours
  • Manufacturer: WaterWorks 487197

The 487197 is also known by the following part numbers:

  • 487197, 487197-1
  • Sensafe 487197 Coliform & E. Coli Test Kit:
  • Sensafe 487197 EZ Coliform Cult Test Kit Instructions
  • Store dry at 15-27 deg C / 59-81 F.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Carefully remove the bottle cap.
  • Fill with 100 mls of water. Do not overfill. Securely recap the bottle.
  • Shake the bottle vigorously until all the media is dissolved. The solution should be clear yellow in color (a bit less clear with turbid samples).
  • Incubate the sample for 24 hours at 35 deg C/95 deg F OR for 48 hours at 25 deg C/77 deg F (+/- 3 deg C/5 deg F).
  • After the incubation time, observe the color of the sample.
    Clear Yellow = Negative for Coliforms
    Blue-Green = Positive for Coliforms
  • Presence of E. coli can only be confirmed using UV Light (Part # NVF-4) ***SOLD SEPARATELY BELOW***
  • Shine a UV light with wavelength 365nm from the bottom of the sample.
    No fluorescence = Negative for E. coli
    Bright blue fluorescence = Positive for E. coli

Quantity Unit Price
1 - 2 $10.49
3 - 5 $10.19
6+ $9.89
Availability: In-Stock
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