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The 3M Hydrated-Sponge with 10 mL Letheen Broth uses simplified packaging to
minimize handling and preparation, and reduces waste.Benefits:-
Ready-to-use, pre-hydrated sponges for easy and convenient environmental and
food sample collection- Durable sponge withstands scrubbing- Sponge bag
with write-on label for ease in labeling samples- Decontaminated through
gamma irradiation to maintain organism viability and long shelf life
Extended Description:This biocide-free cellulose sponge is pre-hydrated with
Letheen Broth diluent for convenient sample collection. The biocide-free
cellulose sponge does not interfere with microorganism viability within 48 hours
of refrigeration for Salmonella and E. coli and 72 hours for Listeria. The
cellulose material is durable, absorbent and effectively holds and releases the
sample to minimize excess dripping. The sponge also comes with a 5 x 9 inch 3M
Sample Bag that will accommodate 30 oz/0.89 L capacity to hold the sponge for
safe, convenient transportation to the lab. The bag is double laminated to
ensure strength, puncture resistance, and durability when blending or
transporting. Wire ties ensure a secure closure and a blue top and large white
write-on area helps identify the bag. The writable area is ideal for documenting
data, date, time of collection, and other information for accuracy, efficiency
and easy identification. Both the sample bag and sponge are decontaminated
through gamma irradiation to maintain organism viability and long shelf life.
This product is made in the USA with globally sourced materials and is ISO
9001:2008 certified for quality assurance. It is intended for lab use only.
The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach is the most
widely accepted food safety management protocol worldwide. Sample collection
products from 3M are a crucial part of this approach to identify potential
food-borne hazards and pinpoint where they reside. Portability, stable
enrichment media, and easy-to-handle swabs and sponges are designed to test for
a wide variety of potential hazards and deliver exceptionally accurate results.
They are engineered to safely gather, hold, and secure contents from the
collection site to the lab without leaking or compromising the sample.
The primary use of Letheen Broth is to neutralize the bactericidal action of
quaternary ammonium compounds, and for determining the phenol co-efficient of
cationic surfactants per the recommendation by the Official Methods of Analysis
of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC). Letheen Broth is also
used in hygiene swabbing practices where neutralizing quaternary ammonium
compounds are required.
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