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3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates

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  • Yeast and mold results in 48-72 hours.
  • Easy to use: Added foam barrier around the inoculation area makes inoculating the plates easier
  • Easy to interpret: Special technology keeps mold colonies from spreading and overlapping
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #2014.05 for Select food and NF VALIDATION certificate: 3M 01/13-07/14 for All human food products, Pet food, Animal feed and Environmental products (primary production sample excepted) by AFNOR Certification.
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3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates

  • Yeasts and molds can grow in a wide range of conditions on your raw materials, products and process environment, making them difficult to control. Complicating matters is the five-day incubation period required by traditional agar methods.

    3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates simplify and accelerate detection. Featuring a new indicator technology that makes colonies easier to interpret, these completely sample-ready plates return results in just 48 hours.

  • Molds in yogurt sample - 3M Petrifilm RYM vs Agar
    • Proven as reliable as DRBC and DG-18 spread plate methods, as well as acidified PDA and YGC agar pour plate methods
    • Can be used with both low and high water activity foods
    • Eliminates the need for the labor intensive, multiple plate spread plate technique
    • Versatility for air, swab or surface contact environmental sampling

    The result: Faster, easier, accurate detection of yeasts and molds. Improved process control. And higher quality products. 

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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, 3M Petrifilm Plates provide a sustainable alternative to traditional agar tests for microbial testing of food and beverages. Reducing: 66% Waste, 75% Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 76% Energy Use and 79% Water
Manufacturing Segment
Ready-to-eat
Product Type
Test
Quantity
50 plates/box, 500 plates/case
Recommended Industry
Bakery, Beverage & Bottled Water, Confectionary, Dairy, Eggs, Fruits & Vegetables, Grain & Oilseed Milling Sector, Meat, Nutraceuticals, Nuts, Pet Food & Animal Feed, Poultry, Sauces & Spices, Seafood
Storage Temperature
Store at temperatures less than or equal to 8°C.
Test Type
Environmental Test
Details
  • Yeast and mold results in 48-72 hours.
  • Easy to use: Added foam barrier around the inoculation area makes inoculating the plates easier
  • Easy to interpret: Special technology keeps mold colonies from spreading and overlapping
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #2014.05 for Select food and NF VALIDATION certificate: 3M 01/13-07/14 for All human food products, Pet food, Animal feed and Environmental products (primary production sample excepted) by AFNOR Certification.
  • Food processors and contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.
  • Broad food performance: Can be used with both low and high water activity foods
  • Versatile: It can be used for air, swab or surface contact environmental sampling

3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate features a new indicator technology that makes colonies easier to interpret. This sample-ready-culture-medium system provides results in as little as 48 hours of incubation time.

Yeast and molds can grow in a wide range of conditions in raw materials, finished products and production environments, making them difficult to control. The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate method is faster and easier than the traditional agar method that requires a five-day incubation period. This plate features a new indicator technology that makes colonies easier to interpret. This sample-ready-culture-medium system provides results in as little as 48 hours of incubation time.

Proven as reliable as the DRBC and DG-18 spread plate methods as well as the acidified PDA and YGC agar pour plate methods, 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates also enhance productivity by eliminating the inoculation of multiple spread plates, the addition of antibiotics or tartaric acid, and the agar preparation process altogether. Faster results provide more time to monitor processes and ensure tighter process controls along with a higher quality product.

Three Easy Steps Offer Fast, Easy-to-Interpret Results:*

  • 1) Inoculate - 3M Petrifilm Aerobic Count Plates are easy to inoculate. Lift the top film and add sample.
  • 2) Incubate - The space saving design minimizes incubator space requirements.
  • 3) Interpret - Count the colonies.
  • *Refer to instructions for use for additional information, and more details on validations.

More Benefits with 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates

  • Easy to use: Added foam barrier around the inoculation area makes inoculating the plates easier
  • Easy to interpret: Special technology keeps mold colonies from spreading and overlapping
  • Broad food performance: Can be used with both low and high water activity foods
  • Proven reliability: Versus DRBC, DG-18, acidified PDA and YGC agar methods
  • Labor saving: Eliminates the need for the labor intensive, multiple plate spread plate technique
  • Versatile: Can also be used for air, swab or surface contact environmental sampling
  • Fast Results: Provides results in as little as 48 hours of incubation time


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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