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Technician Productivity Maximized…

3M™ Petrifim™ Plates are uniquely designed sample-ready plates that offer increased productivity, reliability, and also saves time and reduces operational costs when compared with traditional methods of bacteria testing.

3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate methods are recognized as AOAC™ INTERNATIONAL Official Methods of Analysis (3M™ Petrifilm™ Environmental Listeria Plate is an AOAC-RI Method: Certification #030601). 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader is a groundbreaking tool that automates the reading, recording and storage of test data – reducing human error and providing results within four seconds.

For information on 3M pipettors, swabs, sponges, ready-to-use bags, pre-filled dilution bottles, dehydrated and prepared culture media – visit the Sample Handling and Media section.

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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