Skip to Primary Navigation Skip to Site Navigation Skip to Main Content All 3M.com Site Map
3M Food Safety Products > Indicator Organism Testing > Coliform Count > 

3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates


3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates
Click to Enlarge

By accommodating a 5mL sample, the 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate allows for the detection of low levels of coliforms in 24 hours.

The 3M™ Petrifilm™ High Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate is especially suitable for use in facilities producing dairy products where federal and state regulations, along with strict internal quality standards, demand a high-sensitivity test that can deliver results quickly and accurately. Fast, Accurate, Results in 24 hours with three easy steps:
1) Inoculate - 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates are easy to inoculate. Lift the top film and add sample
2) Incubate - The space saving design maximizes incubator space and
3) Enumerate - Count red colonies that are associated with gas bubbles as confirmed coliforms. A built in grid facilitates counting colonies, giving fast, precise and accurate results.


Catalog # Product Description MSDS
6405   3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates 6405  50 plates/box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates (HSCC) for coliform enumeration.  PDF  
6415   3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates 6415  500 plates/case, 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plates (HSCC) for coliform enumeration.  PDF  
6481   3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Plate Spreader 6481  2 spreaders per box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate Spreader.   
Benefits

3M™ Petrifilm™ High Sensitivity Count Plates are sample-ready to use at any time to streamline your testing process. One 3M Petrifilm High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate, at a 1:5 dilution, takes the place of three standard pour plates for 1 CFU/gram testing. This will reduce your overall cost per test while easily conforming to higher sensitivity standards. 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

    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates and Plate Reader Full Line Brochure - Brochure (PDF 1.4 MB)

    Data Sheet

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

    Flyer

    PDFPetrifilm High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate Flyer - Flyer (PDF 376.7 K)

    Regulatory Material

    Click to Chat


    Search

    Quick Clicks

    Full Product Catalog

    Where to Buy - Find your local office

    Certificate Request

    Contact Us

    Never used 3M Petrifilm Plates?

    Contact us to get started