Lateral flow device for the detection of Peanut residue in food, rinse waters and environmental swabs.
The Peanut or Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) is a legume and products nut-like fruits within protective shells. It is important to note that the Peanut is not a tree nut. Peanuts are a rich source of nutrients and are used widely throughout industry as an ingredient in many food products such as Asian dishes and bakery items. Peanuts contain proteins which trigger allergic reactions in people including anaphylaxis. For people with a peanut allergy, even minor exposure in the nano-gram range can cause reactions from mild skin rashes to fatal anaphylactic shock. AgraStrip® Peanut can help prevent the release of contaminated product to the marketplace.
The AgraStrip® Peanut kit is a ready-to-use lateral flow device supplied with all the consumables required to run 10 tests. Peanut residue can be detected at any stage of the production process from testing surfaces, ingredients right through to finished product analysis. The lateral flow device provides a positive or negative result within 11 minutes, enabling corrective actions to be implemented quickly when required.
Each test kit comes complete with strips, antibody coated incubation vials, extraction tubes, an extraction buffer, surface swabs and additional accessories.
AgraStrip® Peanut Pack Insert
Product Code: RL10001988
Pack Size: 10 tests