Hygiena AlerTox Sticks B-Lactoglobulin Rapid Allergen Tests

Code: HYG-BLG
  • From £55.50
  • (Delivery from £15.00)
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  • B-Lactoglobulin detection limit: 2.5ppm
  • Kit includes all required materials - no pipettes, bottles, scales, or heating blocks required
  • Convenient and quick sample collection requires minimal training
  • Cost-effective - huge savings over other specific allergen test kits
  • Results in 10 Minutes
  • No Cross-Reactivity
  • Shelf life: 6-18 months
Free UK Delivery On Orders Over £150

Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks B-Lactoglobulin is a rapid immunochromatographic test for the qualitative detection of beta-lactoglobulin (BLG) in food, kitchens and production facilities.

AlerTox Sticks are rapid tests for allergen detection in food, drinks, and on surfaces for internal Quality Control. They are designed specifically to help manufacturers keep their items free of antigens that may cause allergic reactions. These user-friendly tests are for the detection and qualification of main food allergens without the need for lab equipment or scientific knowledge.

Benefits

  • LOD (limit of detection) of AlerTox Sticks B-Lactoglobulin is 2.5 ppm
  • Available in packs of 5, 10 or 25 tests
  • Quick and Reliable with results in 10 minutes
  • High-sensitivity
  • Can be used for testing environmental surface, liquids (rinse water and product) and food samples
  • Shelf life: 6-18 months
  • No special equipment required
  • Safe and easy to use
  • Convenient and quick sample collection requires minimal training
  • Cost-effective - huge savings over other specific allergen test kits

They have industrial applications for allergen detection in food, food quality control, trace allergen contamination in food, liquid, and surfaces and implementation and fulfilment of HACCP, ISO 2200, BRC, and IFS compliance.

AlerTox Sticks Beta-Lactoglobulin is based on a lateral flow immunoassay and uses antibodies specific to BLG. This protein is a member of the lipocalin family and comprises approximately 10% of the dry weight of defatted milk proteins. The test is able to detect BLG residues in a large variety of food matrices and also in environmental samples. The assay is specific for BLG and does not cross-react with nor recognizes other milk proteins such as casein.

Each AlerTox Sticks Beta-Lactoglobulin kit includes all the basic equipment required to carry out testing:

  • Sealed container containing β-lactoglobulin immunochromatographic sticks
  • Bottle containing 60 mL of extraction solution, ready to use
  • Small yellow pipettes 1 mL
  • Large transparent pipettes 3 mL
  • Empty tubes for extraction procedure
  • Microtiter 8-well strips
  • Microtiter tray
  • Swabs for surface sampling

Other materials not supplied:

  • Grinder, mortar or any other manual or automatic homogenization system to crush the sample
  • Vortex mixer/shaker (recommended, not required)
  • Pipette or syringe to take 0.5 mL (only for liquid samples)
  • Scissors (only for surface sampling)
  • Digital scale to weigh 0.5 g (sensitive to 0.1 g)

AlerTox Sticks Beta-Lactoglobulin has been validated for the following matrices:

AdditivesCerealsMeat products
Baby foodChocolateNon-alcoholic drinks
Baked productsChocolate cerealsSauces
BiscuitsChocolate cookiesSnacks
Cereal productsDehydrated foodSoy drinks

 

Our standard delivery is next day (where products are available) Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, when you order by 3pm

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