iCheck Carotene

iCheck Carotene measures total carotenoids in food and biological fluids

iCheck™ Carotene is a state-of-the–art and the first of its kind portable photometer. It determines total carotenoid concentration in food and biological fluids. iCheck™ Carotene measures the color reaction in the test vial and calculates the carotene content in mg/L.

iCheck iLab Content

Stand for reagent vials

1x

USB cable for data transfer to computer

1x

Battery charger and 4 rechargeable batteries

1x

iCheck Carotene with metal cap

1x

User Manual and software on USB stick

1x

Digital balance and calibration weight

1x

iCheck Test Kit Content

Syringe

100x

Needle

100x

Vial

100x

Technical data

Analyte

Total carotenoids

Sample type

Vitamin premixes, beverages, food and biological fluids

Sample preparation

None for liquid samples; Dilution in water for solid samples

Analysis method

Photometric

Principle of reaction

Absorption

Sample volume per analysis

400 μL (0.4 mL)

Linear range

0.15 – 25.0 mg/L

Time per analysis

< 2 min

Optimal measuring temperature

20–30°C

Method comparison

Validated against reference method High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

Light source

LED lamp

Staff qualification

1 day training

Use

Portable

Data transfer

Included (via USB cable)

Weight

0.45 kg

Dimensions

11 x 4 x 20 cm (W x H x L)

How it works

iCheck Carotene is comparable
to reference methods

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