3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count Plates


3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count Plates are sample-ready media plates used to detect and quantify coliforms in drinking water samples.

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The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count Plates are sample-ready culture medium systems that can detect and measure coliform levels in water or beverages within 24 hours. This product is not documented for use in industries other than bottled water, which excludes testing of surface and municipal waters, or waters used in the pharmaceutical or cosmetic industries. 3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count Plates are manufactured and distributed by 3M™, an American multinational conglomerate company.

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3M™ Petrifilm™ Aqua Coliform Count Plates can be purchased through 3M™  food safety U.S. authorized distributors.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

This product comes in two presentations:  50 plates/box or 1000 plates/case.

The 50 plates/box are: 59.91 USD (Thomas Scientific Inc.), 85.00 USD (spreader included) (Nelson James).

The 1000 plates/case are: 902.41 USD (Thomas Scientific Inc.), 690.00 USD spreader included (Nelson James) and 989.90 USD (892,00 €)  (France VWR) Converted on August 16 2019

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other ready-to-use testing kits are the Hardy Diagnostics Compact Dry™ EC , the MicroSnap™ Coliform, and the Colifast Field Kit.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

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Governments, companies and laboratories requiring food safety and environmental testing products

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