3M™ Swab-Sampler, RS96010LET, Letheen Broth, 10mL

  • 3M ID 7000053817
  • UPC 50707387581102,00707387581107

Letheen Broth vial is ready to use for pathogen testing of environmental samples

Swab targets hard-to-reach areas for increased accuracy

Convenient design helps improve sampling consistency

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  • Letheen Broth vial is ready to use for pathogen testing of environmental samples
  • Swab targets hard-to-reach areas for increased accuracy
  • Convenient design helps improve sampling consistency
  • Bottles have ample headspace for sample addition and vortexing
  • Self-contained swab is easy to use for quick sampling

3M™ Swab-Sampler with 10 mL Letheen Broth is a convenient and quick collection device for environmental sampling and testing over small surface areas.

Sample collection is easy with 3M™ Swab-Sampler. The vial provides ample headspace for sample addition and vortexing to release organisms from the swab. In addition, this sampling device is decontaminated through gamma irradiation for long shelf life. 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.

Suggested applications
  • laboratory use
  • Microbial Sampling

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Brands 3M™
Media Type Letheen Broth
Media Volume (Imperial) 0.338 fl oz
Media Volume (Metric) 10 mL
Microorganism Type E. Coli, Aerobic, Listeria monocytogenes, Yeast & Mould, Salmonella, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Coliform, Enterobacteriaceae, Staph aureus, Campylobacter, Listeria
Product Type Swab
Recommended Industry Confectionary, Dairy, Eggs, Fruits & Vegetables, Poultry, Seafood, Grain & Oilseed Milling Sector, Meat, Nutraceuticals, Pet Food & Animal Feed, Bakery, Beverage & Bottled Water, Chemicals
Test Type Environmental
Volume (metric) 10 mL

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