S0000229

Portable Photometer, Iron in Foods


Portable Fluorometer to determine quantity of iron in food. 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 3,690.33 USD

General Description
Portable photometer to determine quantity of iron content in foods.
Supplier Product reference: L010 - BioAnalyt, iCheck Iron

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
Use: Portable, point of care (POC)
Weight: Device: 0.45kg, case incl. accessories
and device: 1.9kg
Data transfer: Included (via USB cable)

Analyte: Ferrous and ferric iron
Analysis method: Photometric
Principle of method: Absorption
Sample type: Foods, e.g. vitamin premixes, flour,
soy and fish sauce, beverages, solid
foods
Sample preparation: None for liquid samples; homogenisation
and dilution in water for solids
Sample volume per analysis:0.4mL
Linear range: 1.5-12.0mg/L
Time per analysis: <45min
Optimal measuring temperature: 20-30°C
Variation: <20%
Method comparison Validated against AAS
Display:mg/L

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)
Iron 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 S0000229 Iron/Foods, PAC-100
Kit with extraction vial, additive vial, syringe and needle, pack of 100
Manual centrifuge
S0000255 Manuel centrifuge for S000227, S000229
To prepare a sample when determining vitamin A and iron in solid foods, a centrifuge is needed.

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.

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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