S0005521

Arsenic test kit,extended range **


Visual Arsenic test kit for field use, including 100 tests. 24months shelf life.

Indicative Price : 53.08 USD

General description:
Portable, simple and rapid visual arsenic testing kit for drinking water. Kit is designed for field use.

Technical specification:
WARNING: Hydrogen gas and Arsine gas are generated during the reaction. Work in a well-ventilated area away from fire and other sources of ignition. All reagents are unsuitable for human consumption and must be kept away from children and pets.

Based on the Gutzeit method, the testing kit produces a coloured strip in order to detect and visually measure soluble inorganic arsenic (As+3 and As+5).
Results are available in less than 20min, including sample preparation and necessary reaction time.
Kit has a detection range up to 500 ppb, with the following measuring range (colour scale graduation):
0-5-10-20-30-40-50-60-80-100-150-200-250-300-400-500 ppb As+3/+5

The kit includes three (3) different powdered reagents with two (2) reaction vessels, colour chart bottle label and has enough test strips and reagent to conduct 100 tests. Kit comes in a sturdy plastic case.
Pictogram instructions are included in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.

Country of Origin:
USA
Certificate of Origin to be included with freight documentation.

Shelf life:
24 months

Storage instructions:
Keep away from children and pets. Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry place.

Shipping instructions:
Product is compliant with all 49CFR and IATA rules and regulations.
Hazardous goods, Dangerous goods declaration required
UN code: UN 3316
Danger class: 9
Packing group: II

Packing instructions:
Product is packed in a hazmat box.

Items required, but not supplied:
It is recommended to procure the following items locally:
- Timer. In order to perform the test, operator should have a timer. A watch or mobile phone should be enough for the task.
- Thermometer. It is recommended that the water sample temperature be between 22°C - 28°C. The standard kit does not come with a thermometer.
- Nitrile gloves. The use of gloves is recommended to prevent skin irritation.
- Eye protection. Wearing eye protection is recommended to prevent droplets from entering the eye.
- Bottles of clean water. In case of contact, it is recommended to immediately rinse skin/eyes with clean water.

Please contact washsupply@unicef.org for enquiry about recommended items not supplied in the kit.

Material safety data sheet information (MSDS):
Use standard hygienic practices around the product. Wash hands after use. Use in well ventilated area. Handle carefully to limit dust. Use gloves to prevent contact irritation. Use eye protection to prevent droplets from entering the eye.
MSDS to be included with freight documentation.

Related products:
S0005525, Consumables Arsenic test kit

S0005523, Arsenator/Digital Arsenic Reader

Useful links:
https://www.unicef.org/documen ts/arsenic-primer-guidance-investigation-mitigation-arsenic-contaminatio n

https://www.who.int/water_sanitat ion_health/water-quality/guidelines/chemicals/arsenic/en/
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