CHEMUNEX® Flow Cytometry Analyzers

NEW INSTRUMENT GENERATION Real time microbial detection systems

  • Speed
  • Sensitivity
  • Full automation
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bioMérieux introduces the third generation of CHEMUNEX® D-COUNT® instruments with novel applications in cosmetic testing.

NEW instruments, faster, more flexible throughput, with a decreased footprint.

NEW software that guides you step by step, with new functionalities and available in several languages

NEW standardized protocol with ISO 17516 compliance validation study for Cosmetics and Personal Care products


bioMerieux releases two new CHEMUNEX® instruments, the D-COUNT® 25 and the D-COUNT® 50. One analyzer with two automation levels that can be changed to adapt to your throughput.



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In an evolving regulatory framework where “ABSENCE” of some specified microorganisms are required, we have developped a STANDARDIZED protocol with PROVEN performances (validation study available)

  • EQUIVALENT DETECTION LIMIT (<1CFU/g) between CHEMUNEX® and traditional plate ISO methods


  • 100% CORRELATION of results between CHEMUNEX® and traditional plate ISO methods on a wide range of products (skin care products, hair care products, sunscreens, color cosmetics, wipes, hygiene products…)

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RAPID MICROBIAL METHOD : GLOBAL BENEFITS FOR THE COMPANY FOR Quality control of finished goods, bulks, raw materials, water…

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CHEMUNEX® cytometry analyzers use the proven fluorescent cell labeling technology to perform ultra-rapid microbial detection. With this technology, all living microorganisms are labeled and COUNTed, cell by cell, and results are provided without the need for any interpretation. The fluorescent cell labeling technology guarantees sensitivity and provides results in 24 to 48 hours.

  • Commercial sterility tests in hours
  • Quantitative direct results in minutes
  • Results 2 to 7 days earlier than with traditional methods
  • Significant reduction of quarantine times and warehouses costs

High performance & rapidity

Combining speed and sensitivity, the CHEMUNEX® D-COUNT® analyzers simplify and optimize your laboratory work, and are ideal for the control of cosmetic and Personal Care Products, bulks and raw materials.

  • Faster product release
  • Fastest response to contamination incidents
  • Rapid confirmation of corrective action effectiveness
  • Minimized production disruption
  • Fewer product losses

 Different automation levels to answer your needs






Full automated

  • For analysis volume up to 300/day


Full automated 

For analysis up to 150/day


Semi-automated real time analyzer

Manual labeling

Automated reading

Up to 12 tests/hour



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