Hygiena AlerTox Sticks Crustacean - Rapid Allergen Detection Kit

Product Code: KT-6126
  • Now £99.00
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
  • RRP £120.60
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AlerTox Sticks Crustacean - Rapid Allergen Detection Kit

AlerTox Sticks Crustacean is an immunochromatographic rapid test for the qualitative detection of crustacean antigen in food, kitchens and production facilities.

  • Quick and Reliable
  • Results in 10 Minutes
  • No Cross-Reactivity
  • High-Sensitivity
  • Traces allergen contamination in food, liquid, and surfaces
  • Implementation and fulfilment of HACCP, ISO 2200, BRC, and IFS compliance
  • The LOD (limit of detection) is 10 ppm
Rapid tests for allergen detection in food, drinks, and surfaces for internal Quality Control. 

Designed to help manufacturers keep their items free of antigens that may cause allergic reactions, AlerTox® Sticks are a rapid, user-friendly test for the detection and qualification of main food allergens with no lab equipment or scientific knowledge required.

AlerTox Sticks Crustacean uses a combination of monoclonal antibodies against a major antigen found in crustacean muscle, tropomyosin, known as allergen Met e 1 of Metapenaeus ensis (shrimp), Cra c 1 of Crangon crangon (North Sea shrimp), and similar proteins of other species. The test is non-reactive to fish, mollusks, and all sorts of meats. 

Kit contents:
  • 10 immunochromatographic sticks individually packed in foil pouches
  • 10 sample collection tubes (tube with yellow cap)
  • 10 sample extraction buffer tubes, 10 mL (tube with blue cap)
  • 10 spoons
  • 10 pipettes (3 mL- only for testing liquid samples)
  • 10 small pipettes
  • 10 swabs (only for testing surfaces) 
Other materials not supplied:
  • Grinder, mortar or any other manual or automatic homogenization system to crush the sample
  • Scissors
  • Optional: digital scale sensitive to 0.1g

To fulfill your order as quickly and efficiently as possible, we sometimes will split your order into a number of different packages so that we could take advantage of the items in stock at different warehouses. Items you order from Complete Safety Supplies may sometimes be sent in more than one delivery. For example, you may receive multiple deliveries if your order contains an oversized item that needs to be dispatched separately. Regardless of the number of deliveries you receive, you'll only be charged the amount that was originally quoted to you at the time you placed your order. Orders will only receive one delivery charge. 

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