What would cause the media at the bottom of the BART™ Test for Iron-Related Bacteria test vials to become a liquid?

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Published Date 08/09/2019
Question
What would cause the media at the bottom of the BART™ Test for Iron-Related Bacteria test vials to become a liquid?
Summary
The media in the BART™ Test for Iron-Related Bacteria test vials is a liquid.
Answer
If the media in the BART™ Test for Iron-Related Bacteria (IRB), pk/9 and pk/27 (Product # 2432309 and 2432327) has become a liquid, it is OK to use. This is usually caused by warm storage conditions with high humidity.

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