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O’Meara’s reagent

for microbiology
Examples of effect: Damage metals and burn body tissues; may cause serious eye damage. Safety: Avoid contact; wear safety spectacles and gloves. In the event of contact with eyes and skin, rinse with water.
Examples of effect: Lead to damage to heath, cause irritation to eyes, skin or respiratory organs. Are fatal in larger quantities. Safety: As previously stated, in the event of skin irritation or contact with eyes, rinse with water or a suitable medium.
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H290-H302-H314
i may be corrosive to metals, harmful if swallowed, causes severe skin burns and eye damage
P280 P301+P330+P331 P303+P361+P353 P305+P351+P338 P310
i wear protective gloves/eye protection, IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting, IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water or shower, IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing, immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor
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Density (D) 1,171 g/cm³
Boiling point (bp) 100 °C
Storage temp. +15 to +25 °C
Transport temp. ambient temp.
ADR 8 II
WGK 1
UN-Nr. 1814

For the detection of acetoin production in the Voges-Proskauer test.
Please note: Add Barritt’s reagent before O’Meara’s reagent.

O’Meara’s reagent is a component of the Voges-Proskauer test (VP test). The VP test is used to determine the intermediate product acetoin formed during butanediol fermentation.
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O’Meara’s reagent for microbiology

O’Meara’s reagent is a component of the Voges-Proskauer test (VP test). The VP test is used to determine the intermediate product acetoin formed during butanediol fermentation.


The O’Meara’s reagent contains creatine to enhance the reaction. The high content of potassium hydroxide in this reagent is necessary for the alkaline environment of the test.


The Voges-Proskauer test is part of the Bunte series for the differentiation of bacteria, especially from the Enterobacteriaceae group.



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