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Colilert-18 ISO 9308-2 for all types of Water

 
Colilert®-18
A new ISO standard in coliform/E. coli detection / ISO 9308-2 : 2012


Simultaneously detects both total coliforms and Escherichia coli in water, or fecal coliforms in wastewater. 
Colilert®-18 / Quanti-Tray® has become the new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 9308-2:2012. 
Colilert-18 is also U.S. EPA-approved and included in Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater.
Results in 18 hours.

With the Colilert-18 Test, you can:
Read afternoon samples the next morning—before the next day's samples arrive.
Lift boil water alerts in 18 hours.
Provide results in record time for real estate, new well, and new construction samples.
Read Friday samples early Saturday, leaving the rest of the weekend free.

Colilert-18: Confident outcomes, faster

Easy
Ease of use simplifies training.
Unit-dosed packaging eliminates media preparation.
No repeat testing due to clogged filters or heterotrophic interference.
Quality Control (QC) procedure can be done in 15 minutes. 
 
   
Rapid
Under 1 minute hands-on time.
Detects coliforms and E. coli simultaneously in 18 hours or less.
No confirmations needed.
No glassware cleaning or colony counting.
 
   
Accurate
Identifies E. coli specifically,
which eliminates unneeded public notification due to nontarget organisms.
Suppresses up to 2 million heterotrophs per 100 mL and 5 million per 250 mL.
Eliminates the subjective interpretation found in traditional methods.
Detects a single viable coliform or E. coli per sample.
 
   
Economical
Minimizes evening and weekend work.
Up to 15-month shelf life at room temperature.
 
   
Flexible
Can be used for presence/absence (P/A)
or quantification testing with Quanti-Tray and Quanti-Tray/2000.