BAM R27: Formalinized Physiological Saline Solution

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Formalinized Physiological Saline Solution

Formaldehyde solution (36-38%) 6 ml
NaCl 8.5 ml
Distilled water 1 liter

Dissolve 8.5 g NaCl in 1 liter distilled water. Autoclave 15 min at 121°C. Cool to room temperature. Add 6 ml formaldehyde solution. Do not autoclave after addition of formaldehyde.

Original Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.

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