Proteon Hazelnut Express

In 10 minutes and without equipment, anyone can verify that your production is free from hazelnut.

 

Are you considering of doing allergen control but you do not know how to approach it?
Do you want to verify cleaning between productions when sharing production lines?
Do you have many products to analyse and you need results immediately or within a day?
Are you implementing IFS, BRC or ISO 22000 2005 quality standards?

 

HOW DOES IT HELP YOU?

 

The speed and simplicity of the Proteon Express tests allow adapting the allergen analysis to the time and place you need. Having specific information will allow us to make immediate decisions between productions, detect insufficient cleanings, control critical points of contamination and ensure the release of your product to the market without risk.

MATRIX
WORKING SURFACES

FOOD

RINSE WATER

APPLICATIONS AND USERS
FOOD INDUSTRY

CONSULTANTS & AUDITORS

LABORATORIO

ASSAY PROCEDURE

1. Sample extraction:

Food or Surface.

2. Incubation:

Insert the strip and wait 10 min.

3. Results:

Visual reading.

TEST PRINCIPLE

Immunochromatographic assay, in a fast strip format, based on the detection of hazelnut protein in food, rinse water and working surfaces.
The test is based on the detection of Cor a 9 by a specific antibody in a non-competitive sandwich assay.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Limit of detection: 0.6 ppm
  • Limit of detection in surfaces: 1μg
  • Assay time: 10 min.

 

Validations:

Internal validation following International guidelines:

Appendix M: Validation Procedures for Quantitative. Food Allergen ELISA Methods: Community Guidance and Best Practices. AOAC 2012 (http://www.eoma.aoac.org/app_m.pdf).

Appendix F: Guidelines for Standard Method Performance Requirements. Official Methods of Analysis (2016), AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Rockville, MD, USA (http://www.eoma.aoac.org/app_f.pdf)
Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Detection and Quantitation of Selected Food Allergens. AOAC SMPR 2016.002. AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Rockville, MD, USA (https://www.aoac.org/aoac_prod_imis/AOAC_Docs/SMPRs/SMPR%202016_002.pdf).

 

Legislation:

Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 Text with EEA relevance.

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