Better testing begins with better samples — and better samples are obtained when you use the best collection tools. 3M Sample Collection solutions provide quality products designed specifically for microbial surface sampling. Make environmental testing and product sampling easy and convenient with the full line of 3M Sample Collection products.
3M Environmental Scrub Sampler
The first and only sample collection device and neutralizing solution to receive AOAC® Performance Tested Method certification (#022104).
3M Environmental Scrub Sampler with 10 mL Wide Spectrum Neutralizer is an environmental microbial sampling device used to collect samples from surfaces within food processing environments. The product is designed with acrylic scrub dot technology to quickly and effectively disrupt biofilm and enhance sample collection, comes with or without a stick to easily access hard-to-reach spaces and is hydrated with proprietary 3M™ Wide Spectrum Neutralizer for effective neutralization of sanitizers commonly used in the food industry.
The 1.5" x 3" 3M Sponge-Stick allows sampling without directly handling the sponge. 3M Sponge-Sticks are available in wet or dry formats, with and without gloves, to fit many applications.
A biocide-free 1.5" x 3" cellulose sponges in a variety of pre-hydrated dilutions for easy sample collection.
3M Quick Swab
A ready-to-use environmental swab system consisting of a five inch, rayon-tipped swab containing Letheen neutralizing buffer to facilitate recovery of bacteria.
A ready-to-use environmental swab system for sampling hard-to-reach areas with long, pre-hydrated 9cm swab. Premeasured fill volumes allow for qualitative or quantitative use.
3M Sterile Sampling Bag
A sample collection bag made with heavy duty polyethylene (PE) material with a wire tie to provide adequate closure.