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Zearalenone

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET


Price of the test:
$130 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:
Commodity grains such as wheat and corn

Unacceptable Matrices:
This method is not designed for the analysis of psyllium powder, nutraceuticals, oils, or flavor extracts. Concentrated food additives, colors and flavors may also cause interferences when using ELISA-based test methods.


Limit of Quantitation:
Range of 25-500 ppb

Sample Size Requirements:
500 grams

Equipment:
Microwell Strip Reader - Spectrophotometer

Reportable Units:
ppb

Turn Around Time:
10 Business Days

Is Rush Available?
Yes

Method Reference:
Neogen 8110

Method Description:
The sample is extracted into solvent and the extract is added to a solution of enzyme-conjugated toxin. The mixture is then transferred to an antibody-coated plastic well where the free toxin and the enzyme-conjugated toxin compete for antibody sites. After rinsing, a color developing agent and a stop solution are added. The color of the well is evaluated for the presence/quantity of zearalenone in the sample.


Additional Information:
This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.