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3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates


3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates
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3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plate enumerates coliforms and potential pathogens. It also identifies environment and food sample contamination within 22 hours. 3M™ Petrifilms™ are an effective method to assess environments such as post-process food contact surfaces and determining potential sources of contamination.

3M™ Petrifilms™ enumerates all coliforms as well as potential pathogens such as Salmonella, Shigella and Yersinia – quickly and accurately.

Results in as few as 22 hours with three easy steps:

1) Inoculate - easy to inoculate, lift the top film and add sample
2) Incubate - designed to maximize incubator space
3) Enumerate - distinctive colonies appear in as few as 22 hours. A built-in grid makes counting colonies fast and easy

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Product Name Description MSDS
3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates 6420 

50 plates/box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates (EB) for Enterobacteriaceae enumeration.

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates 6421 

1000 plates/case, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plates (EB) for Enterobacteriaceae enumeration.

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Benefits

3M™ Petrifilm™ Enterobacteriaceae Count Plate enumerate all Enterobacteriaceae organisms, it provides a more inclusive picture of potential contamination. The end result is better information and better process control for a higher-quality finished product. Enterobacteriaceae are of great importance since these organisms are involved in food spoilage, indicators of fecal contamination in food products, some of which are food borne pathogens.
  • Increased technician labor productivity. Reduced costs.
  • Better information. Improved process control.

  • A survey of 274 plants who converted to 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates from traditional agar methods found an average labor savings of 45% and an average increased technician efficiency of 80%. The end result is higher quality product, better process control and an overall reduction in operational costs..

    Our full line of easy-to-use 3M Petrifilm Plates can provide you with many benefits over traditional methods:
  • Accurate results in three easy steps: inoculate, incubate and count
  • Improved efficiency
  • Reduced labor costs
  • Standardization of methodology
  • Consistent and reliable test results

    Reliability you can count on
    When you use 3M products, you gain an international partner that has the resources to support you.

  • Brochure

    3M Petrifilm Plates and Plate Reader Full Line Brochure - Brochure (PDF 1.4 MB)

    Bulletin

    Environmental Monitoring Program Educational Bulletin - Bulletin (PDF 383.9 K)

    Data Sheet

    Petrifilm Plates Guide to Dilution Preparation - Data Sheet (PDF 874.9 K)
    Petrifilm Plates Sample Preparation Sheet - Data Sheet (PDF 190.7 K)
    TB.001.01 Shipping Temperature of 3M Petrifilm Plates - Data Sheet (PDF 75.7 K)
    Tech Bulletin Fluid Milk Prods_Shelf Life Prelim Incubat. Method - Data Sheet (PDF 120.4 K)

    Flyer

    Petrifilm Enterobacteriaceae Count Plate Flyer - Flyer (PDF 199.5 K)