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Applications and Design

Our pre-filled and sterile dilution vials are designed for sample dilution of water, dairy products, foods, and pharmaceuticals prior to microbiological testing. Final pH for all solutions is 7.2 pH ± 0.2 pH at 25°C. They come in an easy open, flip-top container with a tamper-evident seal.


• Butterfield’s Phosphate Buffer contains monobasic potassium phosphate and is used extensively in the food dairy and pharmaceutical industries. Offered in 90 mL and 99 mL volumes for easy 1:10 dilutions. It is recommended as a general diluent in laboratory procedures by the Federal Drug Administration and in the Bacteriological Analytical Manual. This product is prepared according to Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater for use in water testing.

• Phosphate Buffer with Magnesium Chloride is used as the diluent for the preparation of dilutions in plate counts in the dairy and food industries. It is recommended by the APHA for the recovery of injured microorganisms from dairy and food samples. Contains deionised water, monopotassium phosphate, and magnesium chloride.

Please request us for current prices and more detailed information.

Item Description Volume Catalogue Number Price, CA$
Dilution Bottle Butterfield's Potassium Phosphate Buffer 99 mL 10 498 503 Request
Dilution Bottle Butterfield's Potassium Phosphate Buffer 90 mL 10 498 504 Request
Dilution Bottle Potassium Phosphate Buffer with Magnesium Chloride 99 mL 10 498 505 Request

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