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University Program

This program is only available in the United States.

  • Supporting Your University Food Science Curriculum

    As part of our commitment to excellence in education, 3M Food Safety is pleased to continue and expand the University Program. The program provides complimentary 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates, 3M™ Clean-Trace Swabs, 3M™ Sample Bags and 3M™ Dilution Blanks for use in the classroom. We can provide you with complimentary samples of your choice of products listed below. If you are not able to find the product you are interested in, or if you have comments regarding our program, please let us know via email.

    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates (100)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Coliform Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ E. coli/Coliform Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates (50)
    • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count Plates (50) and Disks (20)
    • 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Surface Protein Plus Swabs (10)
    • 3M™ Flip-Top Dilution Bottle w/Butterfield’s Buffer – 99mL (10)
    • 3M™ Flip-Top Dilution Bottle w/Peptone Water – 99mL (10)
    • 3M™ Flip-Top Dilution Bottle w/Peptone Water – 90mL (10)
    • 3M™ Homogenizer Bags (10)
    • 3M™ Mini Flip-Top Vial w/Buffered Peptone Water Broth – 9mL (10)
    • 3M™ Swab-Sampler w/ 1mL Letheen Broth (10)


    Supporting technical literature and a full-line instructional video are available to help you demonstrate the use of 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates as part of your food science curriculum. To take advantage of the 3M Food Safety University Program, complete the form and submit.

Request Classroom Samples

This program is only available in the United States.

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Secondary Education Program

This program is only available in the United States.

  • Flinn Scientific Inc and Carolina Biological Supply Company are providers of 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates for secondary and post-secondary school science programs. (This includes middle schools, high schools, community and technical colleges.)


    Flinn Scientific Inc.
    P.O. Box 219
    Batavia, IL 60510
    Phone: 1-800-452-1261
    Fax: 866-452-1436

    Carolina Biological Supply Company
    2700 York Road
    Burlington, NC 27215
    Phone: 1-800-334-5551 Ext. 6228
    Program Coordinator, Jen Black

    These providers offer specific school-oriented experiments, instructions and technical support along with 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates, 3M™ Petrifilm™ E. coli/Coliform Count Plates, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Coliform Count Plates and 3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates.

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