3M Petrifilm Plates
3M Petrifilm Plates
3M Petrifilm Plates
3M Petrifilm Plates

3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates

Ready, fast, easy

Manufacturer: 3M™

1. Inoculate: Eliminate media prep – plates are ready to inoculate.
2. Incubate: A compact incubator is all you need.
3. Interpret: Indicator dyes facilitate colony counting. 
Benefits to your business: 85% less space than agar, 45% reduced labour costs, 80% increased technician efficiency.

  • AOAC® Official Methods of Analysis / Performance Tested Methods
  • NF VALIDATION by AFNOR Certification
  • Ready to use – reduce or eliminate time-consuming agar prep
  • Proven testing methods for consistent, reliable results
  • Compact size uses less storage/incubator space
  • Broad Plate Portfolio
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  • 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates

    The global food safety landscape is continuously changing.

    Are you keeping up? Unlike traditional agar methods, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates are ready to use – no prep required. Each slim pack offers consistent, uniform testing media. Just open it up and get right to work. Find new freedom with time to focus on what’s really important: quality and efficiency. It’s time to take a fresh look at food safety. 3M™ Petrifilm Plates eliminate the need to store bulky agar dishes or instruments – each slim pack is less than an inch thick. It’s the convenient, efficient, space-saving way to test in the modern food system. 3M™ Petrifilm Plates are created and inspected by a team of 3M scientists and engineers, and are validated by international organisations such as AOAC International and AFNOR Certification.


    Versions and article numbers

    6400     Aerobic Count 2x50
    6406     Aerobic Count 20x50
    6478     Rapid Aerobic Count 50
    6479     Rapid Aerobic Count 500
    6410     Coliform Count Plates 2x25
    6416     Coliform Count Plates 40x25
    6404     E. coli/Coliform Count Plates 2x25
    6414     E. coli/Coliform Count Plates 20x25
    6434     Select E. coli Count Plate 2x25
    6435     Select E. coli Count Plate 500
    6436     Rapid Coliform Count 50
    6437     Rapid Coliform Count 500
    6407     Yeast and Mold Count Plates 2x25
    6417     Yeast and Mold Count Plates 20x25
    6475     Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates 2x25
    6477     Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plates 20x25
    6405     High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates 2x25
    6415     High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates 20x25
    6420     Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates 2x25
    6421     Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates 40x25
    6461     Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plates 2x25
    6462     Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plates 20x25
    6402     Rapid Coliform Count Plates 2x25
    6412     Rapid Coliform Count Plates 20x25
    6490     Staph Express Count Plates 2x25
    6491     Staph Express Count Plates 20x25
    6447     Environmental Listeria Plates 20x25
    6448     Environmental Listeria Plates 8x25
    6492     Staph Express Disk 20
    6493     Staph Express Disk 5x20
    6425     Flatspreader  2
    6481     Spreader for  High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates 2
    6498     Spreader for Listeria Plates 2
    6496     Spreader for AC, CC and E. Coli BULK (50 pcs)
    27359   Petrifilm Rack Epoxy

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