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3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates: time-saving, sample-ready plates uniquely designed to offer you increased productivity, reliability and a reduction in operational costs versus 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). The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader is a groundbreaking tool that automates the reading, recording and storage of test data, reduces the potential for human error and provides results in only four seconds.

Visit the Sample Handling and Media section for information about our pipettors, swabs, sponges, ready-to-use bags, pre-filled dilution bottles, dehydrated and prepared culture media.

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

  • Brochure

    PDF3M Food Safety Full Product Catalog - Brochure (PDF 1.6 MB)
    PDF3M Food Safety Solutions - Brochure (PDF 618.8 K)
    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates and Plate Reader Full Line Brochure - Brochure (PDF 1.4 MB)
    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates and Plate Reader Full Line Brochure(Spanish) - Brochure (PDF 1003.7 K)
    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates Reference Guide - Brochure (PDF 580.5 K)
    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates Sustainability Brochure - Brochure (PDF 718.8 K)
    PDFEnvironmental Monitoring Procedures Article - Brochure (PDF 1.4 MB)

    Data Sheet

    PDFMicrobial Risk Assessment Worksheet Tool - Data Sheet (VND.MS-EXCEL 80.5 K)
    PDFPetrifilm Plates Guide to Dilution Preparation - Data Sheet (PDF 874.9 K)
    PDFPetrifilm Plates Sample Preparation Sheet - Data Sheet (PDF 190.7 K)
    PDFPetrifilm Plates Use with Dairy and Juice Products - Data Sheet (PDF 33.6 K)


    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates Sustainability Calculations Sell Sheet - Flyer (PDF 800.5 K)

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