Charm offers the grape and wine industry the first lateral flow test for ochratoxin A. Charm ROSA Ochratoxin Quantitative Test for Wine and Grape Juice delivers simple, fast, quantitative ochratoxin detection in grape and wine beverages with convenient strip tests. Ochratoxins are a group of closely related metabolites produced by various fungal species of Aspergillus and Penicillium. Ochratoxin A is the most carcinogenic and the most prevalent ochratoxin. Innovative Rapid One Step Assay (ROSA) technology ensures speed, ease of use, quantitation and accuracy.
In 2005, the EU established an MRL, (Regulation 233/2005): 2.0 μg/kg (2 ppb) for wine (red, white, and rosé) and other wine and/or grape must-based beverages, grape juice, grape juice ingredients in other beverages (including grape nectar and concentrated grape juice as reconstituted), grape must and concentrated grape must as reconstituted (intended for direct human consumption).
- 10 minute test
- Grape juice, wine (red, white, and rosé)
- Simple aqueous dilution
- Limit of Detection: less than 1,000 ppt
- Reader Range: 0 to 5,000 ppt
- Self-contained and protected test strips