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3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates

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  • Results in 3-5 days.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • No pH adjustment is required
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #997.02 for food
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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, Ready-to-eat
Quantity
100 plates/box, 1000 plates/case
Recommended Industry
Bakery, Beverage & Bottled Water, Confectionary, Dairy, Eggs, Fruits & Vegetables, Grain & Oilseed Milling Sector, Meat, Nutraceuticals, Nuts, Poultry, Sauces & Spices, Seafood
Storage Temperature
Store at temperatures less than or equal to 8°C.
Test Type
Environmental Test
US Govt Contract Number
GS-07F-091BA
Details
  • Results in 3-5 days.
  • Plates are sample-ready, eliminating the time-consuming, cumbersome step of preparing media/agar dishes.
  • No pH adjustment is required
  • This plate has been awarded Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) #997.02 for food
  • Food processors and Contract labs worldwide trust 3M Petrifilm Plates to provide accurate, efficient, consistent results.

This 3M Petrifilm Yeast and Mold Count Plate is a sample-ready-culture medium system which contains nutrients supplmented with antibiotics, a cold-water-soluble gelling agent, and an indicator that facilitates yeast and mold enumeration.

Yeasts are easily differentiated from molds on the plate:

  • Yeasts are typically indicated by small, blue-green colonies with defined edges and no foci.
  • Molds are indicated by large, variably-colored colonies with diffuse edges and center foci.


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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