3M™ Petrifilm® Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plates

Item No.  700002281  |  Catalog No.  6436

  • E. coli and coliform results in 18-24 hours
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating all the time-consuming steps of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • This plate provides flexibility with validated performance at both ISO and FDA/BAM temperatures, and a single incubation time for both E. coli and coliforms.
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #2018.13 for broad range of foods and select environmental surfaces and MicroVal certificate no. 2017LR76 for a broad range of foods and select environmental surfaces
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The 3M™ Petrifilm® Rapid E. coli / Coliform Count (REC) Plate is a selective and differential sample ready culture medium system which contains proprietary nutrients, a cold water soluble gelling agent, 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-D-glucuronide (BCIG) an indicator of glucuronidase activity, and a tetrazolium indicator that facilitates colony enumeration. The 3M Petrifilm REC Plate is used for the enumeration of Escherichia coli (E. coli) and coliforms in the food and beverage industries.

These plates provide both E. coli and total coliform count information with confirmed in just 18 to 24 hours. By eliminating subsequent confirmation steps required with most traditional reference methods, the 3M Petrifilm Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plates can help increase productivity and reduce overall lab costs.

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 decades 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 E. coli, Coliforms
Quantity per Package 50 plates
Package Weight 0.40 lb


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