Kikkoman Biochemifa Company announced today that it has received the MicroVal certification for its prepared media plate Easy Plate AC for the enumeration of aerobic plate count, Easy Plate EC for the enumeration E. coli and coliforms, Easy Plate CC for the enumeration of coliforms, Easy Plate SA for the enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus.
MicroVal is an international certification institution for microbiological testing methods, comparable to AOAC OMA, AFNOR, and NordVal, that evaluates and certifies the equivalence to ISO methods according to the protocols specified in ISO 16140-2:2016. MicroVal certified test kits are widely used internationally.
The validation was performed by a third-party organization on the following,
The detailed validation report and certificate are available at the following page.
Four Certificates for Kikkoman’s Easy Plate | Microval
Issued certificates | Microval
ISO 16140-2:2016: International standard that provides a method for validation of alternative methods.
ISO4833-1:2013: The method for the enumeration of microorganisms
ISO 16649-2:2001: The method for the enumeration of E. coli
ISO 4832:2006: The method for the enumeration of coliforms
ISO 6888-1:2021: The method for the enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus
Kikkoman Biochemifa Company is working to obtain MicroVal certification for Easy Plate YM-R.
|AOAC PTM certification
|Easy Plate AC
|Total aerobic count
|Easy Plate CC
|Easy Plate EC
|E. coli and coliforms
|Easy Plate SA
|Easy Plate YM-R
|Yeast and Mold