3M™ Petrifilm® Rapid Coliform Count Plates

Item No.  700002117  |  Catalog No.  6402

  • Coliform colonies may begin to appear on the plate as early as 6 hours of incubation; coliform results in as early as 14 hours of incubation.  See Product Instructions for details.
  • Confirmed coliform results at 24 hours.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes
  • Highly sensitive indicator provides faster results
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #2000.15 for Food and NF VALIDATION certificates: 3M-01/5-03/97 A for all human food products , 3M-01/5-03/97 B for all human food products and 3M-01/5-03/97 C for all human food products (except process pork products) by AFNOR Certification.
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.
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Coliform colonies may begin to appear at 6 hours of incubation as discrete yellow zones indicating colony forming units (CFUs). Presumptive coliforms may be be recorded at 14 hours. Confirmed coliforms will appear as red colonies associated with gas.

The 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 35 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 0.46 lb


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