Soy Test Kits for Lab and On-Site Detection

The soybean (Glycine max) is a species of legume used for thousands of years. It contains a high amount of proteins, most of which are relatively heat-stable. 

Despite being one of the most common food allergens in young children, soy is a common ingredient in infant formulas. Typically, allergic reactions first appear in infants and children under the age of three. Fortunately, most of the affected children outgrow the allergy in adulthood. 

For those who remain allergic, avoiding the intake of soy completely is the only possibility to prevent potentially fatal allergic reactions.

Mandatory labeling of soybeans in food

Soy is one of the so-called “Big 8” of food allergens that fall under the labeling requirements of the U.S. Opens external link in new windowFDA – FALCPA (2004). It is also on the list of priority allergens according to Opens external link in new windowRegulation (EU) No 1169/201 in Europe. Hence, the presence of soy in foodstuffs must be clearly labeled in these and many other countries all over the world.

Fast and highly sensitive soy analysis

The Romer Labs soy test kit portfolio covers ELISAs and LFDs for the quantitative and qualitative analysis of soy in environmental samples, rinse waters and finished food products.



Lateral Flow Devices

The AgraStrip® Soy test kits are ready-to-use lateral flow devices (LFD) for on-site testing. These immunological tests allow a rapid analysis of a wide range of food samples within only 11 minutes (including extraction).

AgraStrip® LFDs represent a fast and simple qualitative strip test method in which specific antibodies labeled with colloidal gold are used for visual color development at a test and control zone.

The test kits come complete with strips, antibody coated incubation vials, extraction tubes, an extraction buffer, surface swabs and additional accessories.

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Item No.No. of Tests
AgraStrip® Soy
Item No.No. of Tests
AgraStrip® Extraction Reagent for Processed Soy




The AgraQuant® Soy test kit is an accurate and reliable enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in a quantitative format. Results are measured with a specific ELISA reader, such as the StatFax® or the BioTek® reader.

This ELISA test kit is the ideal solution for a parallel measurement of multiple samples with assay times of as low as 60 minutes for up to 38 samples.

AgraQuant® allergen test kits are sandwich ELISAs in a ready-to-use format to reduce handling errors and come with a set of 5 standards, an antibody coated plate, an extraction solution, a wash buffer, a conjugate, a substrate and a stop solution.

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Item No.Quantitation RangeLimit of DetectionNo. of Wells
AgraQuant® Soy
COKAL044840 - 1000 ppb16 ppb48



Item No.ProductDescription
Readers for Result Quantification
EQOLE4700StatFax® ELISA Reader (Awareness Technology, Inc.)Stat Fax® 4700
EQOLE1495ELx800 UV Reader (BioTek Instruments Inc.)BioTek® ELx800 UV Absorbance Microplate Reader
EQOLE1408ChroMate® ELISA Reader (Awareness Technology, Inc.)ChroMate® 4300



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