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3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates


3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates
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3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates use a simple procedure to detect lactic-acid bacteria. Within 48 hours (U.S. AOAC®) the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plate determines the population of aerobic bacteria. Using the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader, the Petrifilm Plate can read in 4 seconds.

3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plate enumerates the total aerobic bacteria present in the tested sample. Also, it follows a simple protocol to enumerate anaerobic bacteria for processed meats in high acidic food – ensuring quick and accurate results.

Results 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 - a red indicator dye colors all colonies red

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Product Name Description MSDS
3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates 6400 

100 plates/box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates (AC) for total aerobic population determination.

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates 6406 

1000 plates/case, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates (AC) for total aerobic population determination.

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Benefits

3M™ Petrifilm™ Aerobic Count Plates are sample-ready to use at any time to streamline your testing process. The indicator dye and built in grid allows fast accurate identification of colonies.

  • By using labor-saving 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates, you’ll have time to monitor critical control points more often.
  • Increased technician labor productivity. Reduced costs.
  • 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%.

    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)
    TB.001.01 Shipping Temperature of 3M Petrifilm Plates - Bulletin (PDF 75.7 K)
    Tech Bulletin Fluid Milk Prods_Shelf Life Prelim Incubat. Method - Bulletin (PDF 120.4 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)

    Flyer

    3M Petrifilm Aerobic Count Plate Flyer - Flyer (PDF 358.9 K)
    Anaerobic Procedure for Lactic Acid Bacteria 3M Petrifilm Plates - Flyer (PDF 325.9 K)

    Package Insert

    3M Petrifilm Aerobic Count Plate Package Insert - Package Insert (PDF 1.3 MB)