Residue detected in 11 minutes

AgraStrip® Brazil Nut

Lateral flow device for the detection of Brazil Nut residue in food, rinse waters and environmental swabs.

Brazil Nut, Bertholletia excels, which belongs to the order of Ericales, has protein fraction of 13%. Very low amounts of Brazil Nut residue can cause allergic reactions including anaphylactic shock. The food industry uses Brazil Nuts as an ingredient in a variety of products which may be manufactured in the same area as products which claim to be free of this tree nut. The AgraStrip® Brazil Nut test kit offers food manufacturers a tool to prevent the release of product contaminated with this allergen.

The AgraStrip® Brazil Nut kit is a ready-to-use lateral flow device supplied with all the consumables required to run 10 tests. Brazil Nut residue can be detected at any stage of the production process from surface tests to ingredient testing and then finished product analysis. The lateral flow device provides a positive or negative result within 11 minutes, enabling corrective actions to be implemented quickly.

  • Sensitive – detects a low level of Brazil Nut residue
  • Visual result – no expensive equipment required
  • User friendly – minimal training of staff
  • Room temperature & long shelf life


Each test kit comes complete with strips, antibody coated incubation vials, extraction tubes, an extraction buffer, surface swabs and additional accessories.

Specifications: -

  • Limit of Detection: 5ppm Brazil Nut (finished product and rinse water testing)
                                       5µg / 25cm² Brazil Nut (Swab testing)
  • Range of Detection: 5-1000ppm Brazil Nut

Video Demonstration
AgraStrip® Allergen Test Kit Methodology
AgraStrip® Allergen Test Kit in the Production Facility

AgraStrip® Allergen Brochure
AgraStrip® Product Focus Brochure

Pack Insert

AgraStrip Brazil Nut Pack Insert

Technical Documents
AgraStrip® Validation Summary
AgraStrip® Brazil Nut Validation Report

Ordering Details
AgraStrip® Brazil Nut
Product Code: RL10002055
Pack Size: 10 tests


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