Meat Peptone

Description: It is an enzymatic digest of Bovine Meatof Indian origin. Free flowing powder with characteristic proteinous odour.


Application: Source of organic nitrogen recommended in Culture Media for Analytical microbiology, Diagnostics, Laboratory Reagent and Industrial fermentation.


Physio-chemical characteristics




Creamish to light brown

Solubility in water (5 % solution)

Completely soluble in water

Clarity (2% w/v aqueous solution)

100 % Clear solution

pH (5 % solution)

6.0 - 7.0 (at room temp.)

Loss on drying

< 5.0 %

Total nitrogen TN (Kjeldahl Nitrogen)

12.5 to 14.2 %

Alpha (Amino Nitrogen)

2.5 to 4.0 %

Total Ash
< 10.0%






Total aerobic microbial count (TPC)

< 10000 cfu/gm

Total Yeast and mould count (cfu/gm)

< 100 cfu/gm

Test for Pathogen


  • E.coli
  • Salmonella
  • Pseudomonas aeruginos
  • Staphylococcus aureus


Negative in 10 gm of sample

Culture Response (GPT)**



Culture Response (Growth Test)

Escherichia col


Salmonella typhi


Pseudomonas aeruginosa


Staphylococcus aureus


Enterobacter aerogenes


**GPT (Growth Promotion Test) is carried out by using 2% Peptone, 0.5% NaOH and 1.5% Agar in water at optimum/standard lab testing conditions.


Packing / Storage / Shelf Life

  • Packed in -25kg HDPE drum with inner PP lining bag
  • Storage -Under 30oC in dry conditions
  • Expiry -As per label claim


 Please note: This product can be customised to suit desired specifications or your in-house specifications.

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