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3M™ Petrifim™ Count 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 Afnor and 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, swabs, sponges, ready-to-use bags, pre-filled dilution bottles, and prepared culture media.


PDF3M Petrifilm Plates and Plate Reader Full Line Brochure - Brochure (PDF 1.4 MB)
PDFEnvironmental Monitoring Procedures Article - Brochure (PDF 1.3 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)