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Bacillus pumilus Meyer and Gottheil (ATCC® 27142)

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Strain Designations: E601 [CIP 77.25, NCIMB 10692, NCTC 10327]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations E601 [CIP 77.25, NCIMB 10692, NCTC 10327]
Ionizing radiation-sterilization control
Sterility assurance
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in U.S. Pharmacopeia, 23rd rev., <1211>, pp. 1976-1 981, 1995 where only the taxon is specified.
Radiation resistance of spores
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions

Temperature: 30.0°C

Atmosphere:  Aerobic 

Name of Depositor PM Borick
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--PM Borick<<--V. Chandler <<--- Ethicon Inc.

Pepper RE, et al. Relative resistances of microorganisms to cathode rays. III. Bacterial spores. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 149-152, 1956.

Borick PM, Fogarty MG. Effects of continuous and interrupted radiation on microorganisms. Appl. Microbiol. 15: 785-789, 1967. PubMed: 4963440

British Pharmacopoeia Commission Methods of sterilization. London, UK:British Pharmacopoeia Commission;British Pharmacopoeia Appendix XVIII, 2003

European Pharmacopoeia Commission Biological indicators of sterilization. Strasbourg, France:European Pharmacopoeia Commission;European Pharmacopoeia EP 5.1.2, 1997

Van Winkle W, et al. Proc. Int. Conf. Sterilization of Medical Products : 169-180, 1967.

Sterilization of single-use medical devices incorporating materials of animal origin--Validation and routine control of sterilization by liquid chemical sterilants. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 14160:1998.

Sterilization of single-use medical devices incorporating materials of animal origin --- Validation and routine control of sterilization by liquid chemical sterilants, Annex A. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 14160:1998.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019