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3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Aerobic Count Plates 6479, 500 each/case

Part Number 6479Catalog Number 64793M ID 70200784547UPC 50707387771558
  • Provides results as soon as 24 hours (excluding dairy powders) of incubation time.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating all the time-consuming steps of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Interpretation can be done with the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader for consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results.
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #2015.13.for Selected Food NF VALIDATION 3M 01/17-11/16 for Dairy products by AFNOR Certification
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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
Quantity
500 plates/case
Recommended Industry
Bakery, Beverage & Bottled Water, Chemicals, Confectionary, Dairy, Eggs, Fruits & Vegetables, Grain & Oilseed Milling Sector, Meat, Nutraceuticals, Nuts, Pet Food & Animal Feed, Poultry, Prepared & Processed Foods, Seafood
Test Type
Environmental, Environmental Test, Food & Beverage
Details
  • Provides results as soon as 24 hours (excluding dairy powders) of incubation time.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating all the time-consuming steps of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • Interpretation can be done with the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader for consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results.
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #2015.13.for Selected Food NF VALIDATION 3M 01/17-11/16 for Dairy products by AFNOR Certification
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.
  • Companies worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.

3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Aerobic Count Plates feature technology that facilitates colony enumeration in just 24 hours for most food matrices / environmental samples and resists distortion caused by spreader colonies.

Aerobic count bacteria are present in a variety of food matrices and serve as indicators for food spoilage. Getting accurate aerobic bacteria counts in your raw materials, finished product and production environment are critical to making time-sensitive decisions that impact process control, cleaning decisions and, ultimately, product quality and safety.

3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Aerobic Count Plates are a sample-ready, culture medium system, which contain nutrients, a coldwater-soluble gelling agent, and a dual-sensing indicator technology that facilitate colony enumeration in 24 hours for most food matrices and environmental samples. Proven as reliable as the SMA plate method, 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates help agar users avoid costly retesting and delayed results due to interpretation issues caused by spreader colonies.

The 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plate can also be read using the 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader which provides consistent, fast, automated reading and recording of results of 3M Petrifilm Plates (Aerobic Count, Rapid Aerobic Count, Coliform Count, E. coli/Coliform Count, Enterobacteriaceae Count and Select E. coli Count ) in 4 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-review 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.

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