Technical Info

132356 MC-Media Pad CC Data Sheet
132358 MC-Media Pad SA Data Sheet
132360 MC-Media Pad YM Data Sheet
Data Sheet - 132357
MC-Media Pad YM Interpretation Guide
MC-Media Pad®Coliform test Interpretation Guide

Related Products & Applications

C191542for convenient microbial testing

MC-Media Pad® tests are designed for convenient and reliable testing of E.coli, Yeast and Mold, Coliform, Staphylococcus Aureus, or aerobic microbial contamination in food and beverage products. MC-Media Pad® for testing of coliform, aerobic microbial contamination and yeast & mold is now available in the US and Canada.


The pads have a multilayer structure, which allows the sample to diffuse into the pad evenly without intervention.

The use of specific indicators and chromogenic media means that the read-out is clear and rapid.


These pads have a long shelf life, are stackable and are much smaller than standard agar plates:

Regulatory compliance

MC-Media Pads are compliant to international standards in food and beverages industry.

Name International standards
MC-Media Pad® Staphylococcus Aureus AOAC® RI Certificate number: 051704
MicroVal 2015LR56
MC-Media Pad® Rapid Aerobic Count AOAC® RI Certificate number: 091702
AOAC® OMA Method number: 2019.02
MicroVal: 2015LR52
MC-Media Pad® Coliform AOAC® RI Certificate number: 100402
MicroVal: on-going
MC-Media Pad® E.coli & Coliform AOAC® RI certificate number: 070901
MicroVal: on-going
MC-Media Pad® Yeast & Mold AOAC® RI Certificate number: 111401
AOAC® OMA Method number 2018.02
MicroVal: 2015LR51