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3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates


3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates
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The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plate can differentiate and enumerate yeast and mold in 3-5 days.

The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plate identifies food borne yeast and mold in your food products and in your food processing environment. Yeast are easily differentiated from molds on the plate. Fast, Accurate, Results in 3-5 days 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 - Yeast are typically indicated by small, blue-green colonies with defined edges and no foci. Molds are indicated by large, variably-colored colonies with diffuse edges and center foci. A built in grid facilitates counting colonies, giving you fast, precise and accurate results.


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6407  3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates 6407 100 plates/box, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates (YM) for yeast and mold population determination. PDF  
6417  3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates 6417 1000 plates/case, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates (YM) for yeast and mold population determination. PDF  
Benefits

3M™ Petrifilm™ Yeast and Mold Count Plates are proven as reliable as Antibiotic-supplemented Potato Dextrose Agar (APDA), and antibiotic-supplemented plate count agar, 3M Petrifilm Yeast and Mold Count Plates for the foods tested. Their exclusive sample-ready design features a film coated with nutrients and gelling agents, so there's no need for the addition of antibiotics or tartaric acid.

  • Results in 3 to 5 days. A built in grid facilitates counting colonies, giving you fast, precise and accurate results.
  • 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%.
  • By using labor-saving 3M Petrifilm Plates, you'll have time to monitor your process more frequently.
  • The end result is better process control, a higher quality product 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.

  • Article Reprint

    PDFComparison: Culture Media, Simplate and PF YM in Food - Article Reprint (PDF 139.5 K)
    PDFComparison: PF YM in Cheese and Yogurt - Article Reprint (PDF 770.8 K)
    PDFEvaluation: Culture Film Method YM in Dairy and High-Acid Foods - Article Reprint (PDF 638.0 K)

    Brochure

    PDF3M Petrifilm Plates and Plate Reader Full Line Brochure - Brochure (PDF 1.4 MB)
    PDFEnvironmental Monitoring Procedures Article - 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)

    Flyer

    PDFPetrifilm Yeast and Mold Count Plate Flyer - Flyer (PDF 601.8 K)

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