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iCheck Iron

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iCheck™ Iron is a state-of-the–art device. This first of its kind portable photometer determines iron quantitatively. iCheck™ Iron measures the color reaction in the reagent vial and calculates the iron content in mg Fe/L. It is used to measure Iron in vitamin premixes, flour, soy- and fish-sauce and beverages.

Scientific Publications:

1. Laillou, A. Rapid quantification of iron content in fish sauce and soy sauce: A promising tool for monitoring fortification programs. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, vol 34, 2013

Technical data
Analyte: Ferrous and ferric iron
Sample type: Vitamin premixes, flour, soy- and fish-sauce, beverages
Sample preparation: None for liquid samples; Homogenization and dilution in water for solids
Analysis method: Photometric
Principle of reaction: Absorption
Sample volume per analysis: 400 μL (0.4 mL)
Linear range: 1.5 - 12.0 mg/L
Time per analysis: < 45 min
Optimal measuring temperature: 20–30 °C
Variation: < 10 %
Method comparison: Validated against reference method Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)
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)

 

 


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