Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks – Casein Allergen Detection

Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks – Casein Allergen Detection

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Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks Casein is a rapid immunochromatographic test for the qualitative detection of casein in food, kitchens and production facilities. AlerTox ® Sticks are a quick, reliable and practical tool for the control of allergen content in raw materials, final products, and working surfaces. LOD (limit of detection) of AlerTox Sticks Casein is 2.5 ppm

Industrial Applications:

  • Trace allergen contamination in food, liquid, and surfaces
  • Implementation and fulfilment of HACCP, ISO 2200, BRC, and IFS compliance
  • Detection of allergens in food
  • Food quality control

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Description

Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks – Casein Allergen Detection

Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks Casein is a rapid immunochromatographic test for the qualitative detection of casein 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.

Features:

  • LOD (limit of detection) of AlerTox Sticks Casein 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 Casein is based on a lateral flow immunoassay and combines antibodies specific to casein. It is able to detect casein residues in a large variety of food matrices and also in environmental samples. It can detect casein from cow, sheep and goat milk. The assay is specific for casein and does not cross-react with other milk proteins such as beta-lactoglobulin.

Each AlerTox Sticks Casein kit includes all the basic equipment required to carry out testing:

  • Sealed container containing casein 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 Casein has been validated for the following matrices:

Additives Cereals Non-alcoholic drinks
Baby food Chocolate Prepared food
Baked products Chocolate cereals Sauces
Biscuits Dehydrated food Snacks
Cereal products Meat products Soy drinks

Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks – Casein Allergen Detection – Validation Report

How to use the Alertox Tests

Surfaces:

Food samples: Tests for Total Milk, Casein, β-Lactoglobulin, and Egg

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Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks – Casein Allergen Detection Manual

Hygiena AlerTox® Sticks – Casein Allergen Detection – Validation Report