3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plates
Box of 50 units (2 pouches of 25 units and 1 spreader)
Key benefits include:
Coliform results in 24 hours.
Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes.
Can be used with the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader for consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results.
This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #986.33 for Milk, OMA #989.10 for dairy products and OMA #991.14 for Food NF VALIDATION certificates: 3M 01/02-09/89 A for all human food products (except raw shelffish), Pet Food and Environmental samples, 3M 01/02-09/89 B for all human food products (except raw shelffish), and 3M 01/02-09/89 C for all human food products by AFNOR Certification
Food processors and Contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.
3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plates provide a cost-effective, convenient and reliable method for testing equipment, raw materials, food products and manufacturing environmental samples.
The 3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plate is a sample ready culture medium system which contains Violet Red Bile (VRB) nutrients, a cold water soluble gelling agent, and a tetrazolium indicator that facilitates colony enumeration in food and beverage samples. These plates provide total coliform count information with confirmed results in just 24 hours.
By eliminating subsequent confirmation steps required with most traditional reference methods, the 3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plates can help increase productivity and reduce overall lab costs.
Three easy steps offer fast, easy to interpret results:*
1) Inoculate 3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plates are easy to inoculate. Lift the top film and add sample.
2) Incubate The space saving design minimizes incubator space requirements.
3) Interpret** Count the colonies. Confirmed coliforms are red colonies with associated gas bubbles. Results are fast and accurate.
*Refer to instructions for use for additional information, and more details on validations. **AOAC OMA #986.33 and #989.10
The 3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plate can also be read using the 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader which provides consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results of 3M Petrifilm Plates (Aerobic Count, Rapid Aerobic Count, Coliform Count, E. coli/Coliform Count, Enterobacteriaceae Count and Select E. coli Count ) in 4 seconds. The 3M Petrifilm Plate Advantage in today’s environment of heightened focus on food safety and increasingly stringent quality requirements, labs are under pressure to provide tests that are fast, reliable and consistently accurate. 3M Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer review publications. For more than 30 years, food safety professionals around the world have put their trust in 3M Petrifilm Plates