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3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate 6437, 500 per case

Part Number 6437Catalog Number 64373M ID 70201174045UPC 50707387783414
  • 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 coliform.
  • 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 by Lloyd's Register Nederland B.V. following ISO 16140-2
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Attribute Name
Value
Approved Environmental Marketing Claim (EMC)
3M Petrifilm Plates provide a significantly more sustainable alternative to traditional agar tests for quantitative microbial indicator testing of food and beverages. Reducing: 66% Waste 75% Greenhouse Gas Emissions 76% Energy Use 79% Water
Brand
Petrifilm™
Manufacturing Segment
Environmental Monitoring, Packaging & Storage Testing, Post-Chill, Pre-Chill, Raw Milk Reception, Ready-to-cook, Ready-to-eat
Product Type
Count Plate
Quantity
500 plates/case
Recommended Industry
Bakery, Beverage & Bottled Water, Confectionary, Dairy, Eggs, Fruits & Vegetables, Meat, Nutraceuticals, Pet Food & Animal Feed, Poultry, Seafood
Storage Temperature
Store between -20°C to 8°C
Test Type
Environmental Test
Details
  • 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 coliform.
  • 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 by Lloyd's Register Nederland B.V. following ISO 16140-2

3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid E. coli/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™ 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 18-24 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.

Three Steps Offer Fast and Easy-to-Interpret Results:

  • 1) Inoculate.
  • 2) Incubate.
  • 3) Interpret: Review the interpretation guide


3M Petrifilm Plates have demonstrated consistent performance that has been cited globally with more than 200 certificates, recognitions, validations, and peer-review publications (Link to validations section)

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