The advantages of using the Neogen Petrifilm

3M Petrifilm

The global food safety landscape is constantly changing. 

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Unlike traditional agar methods, the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates are ready to use - no preparation required.


  • Ready-to-use - reduce or eliminate time-consuming agar preparation
  • Proven test methods for consistent, reliable results
  • Compact size uses less storage/incubator space


Ready, fast, easy: only 3 steps

  1. Inoculate: the petrifilms are immediately usable
  2. Incubate: A compact incubator is all you need
  3. Interpret: fast and easy


The advantages

  • 85% less space than the classic agar.
  • 45% less work
  • 80% increased efficiency
  • 1/2 faster data

Tested and validated

The Neogen petri plates have different validations: 

  • AOAC® Official methods of analysisSM
  • AOAC® Performance Tested MethodsSM
  • NF-VALIDATION by AFNOR certification
  • Numerous regional and local approvals


An overview of the possibilities

3M Petriplates

The history of Petrifilm

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