3M™ Petrifilm® Coliform Count Plates

Item No.  700002278  |  Catalog No.  6410

  • 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 Advanced for consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results.
  • This plate has been awarded AOAC Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #986.33 for Milk, AOAC OMA #989.10 for dairy products and AOAC OMA #991.14 for Food. NF VALIDATION certificates: 3M 01/02-09/89 A for all human food products (except raw shellfish), Pet Food and Environmental samples, 3M 01/07-03/99 B for all human food products (except raw shellfish), 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.
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The 3M Petrifilm® Coliform Count Plate provides 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. This 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.

The 3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plate can also be read using the 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader Advanced which provides consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results of 3M Petrifilm Plates in 6 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-reviewed publications. For more than 30 years, food safety professionals around the world have put their trust in 3M Petrifilm Plates. That’s because 3M Petrifilm Plates have streamlined, standardized and simplified the process of microbial quantitative indicator testing, improving productivity and helping ensure the highest levels of product quality.

Brand Petrifilm®
Analyte Coliforms
Quantity per Package 50 plates
Package Weight 0.51 lb


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