Peanut is one of the most common allergens. In the Western countries, it is estimated that 1 in 200 people will have an allergic reaction to peanuts.
Scope of application
: RT 10106020
: Agitest Food Allergen Rapid Test - Peanut
: Food processing, shared facilities, surface swab, inbound ingredients, final
: Food sample testing: 1 ppm peanut
Environmental swab testing: 0.1 µg peanut
: Less than 15 minutes
: 20 test strips per box with supplies
Peanut is one of the most common allergens. In the Western countries, it is estimated that 1 in 200 people will have an allergic reaction to peanuts. The number of infants and children allergic to peanuts in Europe and the United States has also increased year by year. Symptoms of peanut allergies include allergic dermatitis, swollen lips, vomiting and diarrhea, and severe asthmatic and anaphylactic shock. Peanuts are common foods for daily life because of their special flavors, appearing in peanut biscuits, peanut candy, peanut butter, etc. In addition, processed foods often add peanuts to increase flavor, makes it difficult to identify whether the ingredients contain peanuts or not.
Agitest Food Allergen Rapid Test - Peanut, is an immunochromatographic test for detection of peanuts in food. All reagents required for the test are included in the test kit. Results are interpreted visually. This test is suitable for the detection of unknown ingredient or ambiguous labeling in processed food. Agitest Food Allergen Rapid Test - Peanut, can be used with Agitest Environmental Swab Kit (Product Number: SR00013220) to validate and verify allergen sanitation procedures in manufacturing and analytical environment. This test is also suitable for quality control in different stages of manufacturing in food processing factories.