Coliforms

Reference method(s): NF ISO 4831, NF ISO 4832, and NF V08-060

You will find below listed the certified analytical methods and holder companies. The methods are classified by principle. Download (pdf format) the two public documents relating to each certified method: the validation certificate and the summary validation study report.

Section updated and published on July 11th, 2016

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ChromID Coli Agar (Coli ID-F)
Aim of method: Enumeration of total coliforms (according to NF ISO 4832)
Holder: bioMérieux
Certificate / Summarized study report

RAPID’E.Coli 2/Agar
Aim of method: Enumeration of total coliforms (according to NF ISO 4832)
Holder: BIO-RAD
Certificate / Summarized study report

TEMPO TC
Aim of method: Enumeration of total total coliforms (according to NF ISO 4832)
Holder: bioMérieux
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plate test (A)
Aim of method: Enumeration of total coliforms (according to NF ISO 4832)
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plate test (B)
Aim of method: Enumeration of gas producing coliforms (according to NF ISO 4831)
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Coliform Count Plate test (C)
Aim of method: Enumeration of thermotolerant coliforms (according to NF V08-060)
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm High-Sensitivity Coliform Count Plate test
Aim of method: Enumeration of gas producing coliforms (according to NF ISO 4831 and NF ISO 4832)
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Rapid Coliform Count Plate test (A)
Aim of method: Enumeration of total coliforms after 14h
Holder: 3M Health Care (according to NF ISO 4832)
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Rapid Coliform Count Plate test (B)
Aim of method: Enumeration of total coliforms after 24h
Holder: 3M Health Care (according to NF ISO 4832)
Certificate / Summarized study report

3M Petrifilm Rapid Coliform Count Plate test (C)
Aim of method: Enumeration of gas producing coliforms after 24h (according to NF ISO 4831 and NF ISO 4832)
Holder: 3M Health Care
Certificate / Summarized study report