Made for Today’s Food Science: 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates

The food safety landscape is constantly evolving, say goodbye to agar testing and stay ahead of the curve using 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates.

Each 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.

  • Ready to use – reduce or eliminate time-consuming agar prep
  • Proven testing methods for consistent, reliable results
  • Compact size uses less storage/incubator space

Benefits for your business*:

*3M Petrifilm count plate impact summary (274 plants; 1994–1998). 3M internal.

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count (AC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Heterotrophic (AQHC) Count Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria (EL) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold (YM) Count Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count (AC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) Count Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Staph Express Count (STX) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Coliform Count (CC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count (AQCC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ E.coli/Coliform (EC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Yeast and Mold Count (AQYM) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count (HSCC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Coliform Count (RCC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Select E.coli (SEC) Plates
3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count (EB) Plates

Sustainable Science for the Modern Lab

Ready to use, reliable and compact, 3M Petrifilm Count Plates have streamlined, standardised and simplified microbial indicator testing for the food industry.

Petrifilm Plates vs. Agar Methods**:

This sustainable alternative to traditional agar methods can help you to reduce water and energy consumption, waste and greenhouse gas emissions.

Want to see how much you could save? Try the sustainability calculator

**“Reduction in Primary Energy Demand, Blue Water Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from 3M Petrifilm Plates Compared to Traditional Microbiological Analysis Method,”
Jason Howland, 3M Environmental Laboratory and Hannah Bakken, 3M Food Safety

3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader: Ready, Fast, Easy.

By automatically reading and counting six widely used Petrifilm plates, this compact instrument can help you improve plate count accuracy, consistency and speed, while raising your lab’s productivity and reducing costs.

  • Fast results (4 seconds/plate)
  • Reduces the chance of human error
  • Software automatically calculates, counts and manages data

Works with Aerobic, Rapid Aerobic, Coliform, E. coli/Coliform, Enterobacteriaceae and Select E. coli 3M Petrifilm Plates.

Automates logging of 128 symbology barcode labels and allows details related to the technician, food type, food lot and dilution schemes to be electronically stored. Data can also be easily exported to LIMS and other reporting tools.

We’re Here To Help You Find The Right Petrifilm Solution!

Our team are happy to discuss your requirements or visit you to demonstrate how 3M Petrifilm Plates can be used in your lab!

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