S0000226

Port. Photometer, Vitamin A in Veg. Oil


Portable photometer to determine quantity of vitamin A content in refined edible oils. Measuring device equipped with light emitting diode (LED) technology and graphic LCD display. Delivered with accessories. Assembled and packed in a portable case. No need for user calibration.
Indicative Price 7,282.74 USD

General Description
Portable photometer to determine quantity of vitamin A content in refined edible oils. Supplier Product reference: L011-BioAnalyt, iCheck Chroma 3

Technical specifications
Measuring device equipped with light emitting diode (LED) technology and graphic LCD display.
Delivered with accessories, assembled and packed in a portable case.

No need for user calibration.
Life span of approx. 30 000 hours of the LED - 10 million measurements.

Light source: LED lamp
Staff qualification: 1 day training
Usage: Portable
Weight: Device: 0.45kg, case incl. accessories
and device:1.8kg
Data transfer:Included (via USB cable)

Analyte: Retinyl acetate, retinyl palmitate
Analysis method: Photometric
Principle of method: Absorption
Sample type: Refined edible oils, e.g. soybean,
palm, sunflower, cottonseed, corn, peanut, rapeseed and coconut oil
Sample preparation: not required
Sample volume per analysis: 0.1mL
Linear range: 3-30mg retinol equivalents (RE)/Kg
Time per analysis: < 2 min
Measurement speed: ~ 40 sec
Optimal measuring temperature: 20-30°C
Precision: 02.-7.1%
Method comparison: HPLC
Display: mg RE/kg and IU/g

Supplied as set containing:
Device
Set of 4 rechargeable AA batteries
Charger for 4 AA rechargeable batteries
PC data cable (USB)
Digital scale & calibration weight (balance)
Chroma 3 standard (calibration control)
Vial stand
User manual in print and on USB, including transfer software

Not included, to be ordered separately:
Syringe disposal box (S0782208)
Absorbent paper or tissues
Reagents
S0000256 - Reagents for S0000226 Vit A/Oil, PAC-100
Kit with reaction vial, syringe and needle, pack of 100.

Language
Devices language is pre-set in English. Other languages may be available upon request. This may add time to the delivery.

Storage
Devices to be stored in dry conditions at room temperature. Device can withstand short term temperature variations that may occur during transport.
For measurement, the device and vials need to be at a temperature between 20-30 C° to ensure accurate results.
When not in use, the device should be stored in its case to avoid any damage and to insulate from extreme temperatures.

Comments
This photometer iCheck Croma3 has replaced photometer iCheck Croma

Note
For further information please refer to UNICEF Supply Division Technical Bulletin No. 18 “Portable Equipment for Quantitative Analysis of Vitamins and Minerals in Fortified Foods”
http://www.unicef.org/supply/index_73556.html
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