Colitag™

The simplest and most flexible method for Total Coliforms and E. coli, Colitag™ is expertly designed for microbiological water quality testing - with USEPA-approval.

Available in Presence/Absence or Most Probable Number formats, Colitag™ delivers reliable and definite results. Packaged in single-use sachets, Colitag™ is convenient for both field and laboratory use.

Backed by more than 30 years experience, Colitag™ is a trusted method used across the globe,. It delivers:

  • Rapid results – available in as little as 16 hours, Colitag™ ensures that effective water quality decisions can be made quickly to safeguard health. The unique Colitag™ formulation allows results to be reported up to the maximum 48 hour incubation window without compromising data quality
  • Simplicity and flexibility – use as either Presence/Absence or Most Probable Number test format with a simple three step protocol suitable for field or laboratory use. Only one reagent is required to support the wide incubation window available.
  • Data you can trust – results are unmistakable for positive and negative results for Total Coliforms and E. coli with the vivid yellow and fluorescent indication. The unique formulation minimizes false negatives, especially for chlorinated samples.

Available with a range of dedicated accessories, Total Coliform and E. coli testing has never been so simple, flexible and reliable.

Colitag™

Consumables

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Accessories

Colitag MPNplate™

USEPA-approved for Most Probable Number protocol, the MPNplate™ 1600 simplifies the generation of reliable and quantifiable results for core faecal indicator organisms (FIO).

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Colitag™ Comparator

CT130

Handheld UV Lamp

CT102 - Long-wavelength, battery-powered lamp, used to validate E. coli presence and quantification.

Multivolt Incubator

CT109 - Holds 12 sterile containers or 4 MPNplate™ 1600 devices

Potaflex Heavy Duty Incubator

Holds up to 4 sterile containers or 2 MPNplate™​ 1600 devices. PTW10051

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Sterile Graduated Containers (x10)

CT104

Sterile Graduated Containers (x100)

CT105

Sterile Sample Vessel 120mL

120mL Sterile Sample Vessel with Thiosulphate - CT230

Additional Information


Presence/Absence Starter Kits
CT300 Economy Colitag™ P/A Starter Kit (20 tests)
Includes CT220 Colitag™Refill Pack (20 tests), CT230 screw-cap sterile sample vessels with Thiosulfate (20 pack), CT130 Colitag™Comparator, CT102 Handheld UV lamp
CT325
Standard Colitag™ P/A Starter Kit (100 tests)
Includes CT109 Multivolt Incubator, CT220 Colitag™Refill Pack (100 tests), CT230 screw-cap sterile sample vessels with Thiosulfate (100 pack), CT130 Colitag™Comparator, CT102 Handheld UV lamp
CT335Heavy Duty Colitag™ P/A Starter Kit (100 tests)
Includes PTW10051 Potaflex Incubator, CT220 Colitag™Refill Pack (100 tests), CT230 screw-cap sterile sample vessels with Thiosulfate (100 pack), CT130 Colitag™Comparator, CT102 Handheld UV lamp
Most Probable Number Starter Kits
CT305 Economy Colitag™ MPN Starter Kit (20 tests)
Includes CT220 Colitag™rRefill Pack (20 tests), CT230 screw-cap sterile sample vessels with Thiosulfate (20 pack), MPNplate™ 1600 Most Probable Number devices (20 pack), CT265 Sealing Tool for MPNplate™ 1600, CT130 Colitag™Comparator, CT102 Handheld UV lamp
CT355Standard Colitag™ MPN Starter Kit (100 tests)
Includes CT109 Multivolt Incubator, CT220 Colitag™refill pack (100 tests), CT230 screw cap sterile sample vessels with Thiosulfate (100 pack), CT260 MPNplate™ 1600 Most Probable Number devices (100 pack), CT265 Sealing Tool for MPNplate™ 1600, CT130 Colitag™Comparator, CT102 Handheld UV lamp
CT365 Heavy Duty Colitag™ MPN Starter Kit (100 tests)
Includes PTW10051 Potaflex Incubator, CT220 Colitag™Refill Pack (100 tests), CT230 screw-cap sterile sample vessels with Thiosulfate (100 pack), CT260 MPNplate™ 1600 Most Probable Number devices (100 pack), CT265 Sealing Tool for MPNplate™ 1600, CT130 Colitag™Comparator, CT102 Handheld UV lamp

Instructions & Brochures

User Manual

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User Manual

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