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Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA), with Lecithin and Tween® 80, USP, irradiated, triple bagged, contact plate, Lok-Tight™ friction lid, optional locking feature, order by the package of 10, by Hardy Diagnostics



Added measure to assure sterility in your environmental monitoring program!

Hardy Diagnostics contact plates are recommended for use in the cultivation of microorganisms from environmental surfaces.

Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) with Lecithin and Tween®, USP is recommended for use as a general growth medium for establishing microbiological trends, alerts and action levels in biologically controlled environments.

  • Room temperature storage

  • Sterile by Irradiation
    Validated for a Sterility Assurance Level (SAL) of 10-6.

  • Triple Bagged
    Two nylon inner bags. One outer Mylar® bag that is heat sealed.

  • Outer bag is VHP impermeable

  • Tear Notch on Outer Bag
    For easy opening. No scissors required.


3 Easy Steps:
    1. Remove lid.
    2. Gently press plate to surface without twisting or sliding.
    3. Twist clockwise until frosted bands line up to lock lid into place.



Our Contact Plate features:
  • Improved moisture control packaging format

  • Friction lid
    The friction lid design keeps lids in place before sampling.

  • Lok-Tight™ Locking Lid
    An optional locking feature means lids stay secured post sampling and during transport to your lab.

  • Molded Grid
    Each plate has a grid molded into the bottom of the plate to aid in the counting of microorganisms.

  • Certificate of Analysis
    Available online for each lot.



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Cat No. Description Price Curr UOM Qty  
P520 TSA w/L&T80, USP, Irr, Lo
HDx, 15x65mm CP 10/pk *
$55.11 USD PK10

Manufacturer Category Organism
Hardy Diagnostics

Media, Prepared

Fungi, Molds

Yeast and Molds


Instructions for Use Video SDS


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Brochures and Studies BioSafety Level


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