T-2/HT-2 Testing Solutions

HT-2 toxin and T-2 toxin are both potent fungal toxins that affect crops under conditions of high humidity and temperatures of 6-24°C.

These toxins are known to cause dermal necrosis, bloody diarrhea and affect production (weight gain, eggs, milk). Both toxins are formed by Fusarium species and mainly affect corn, wheat, barley, oats, rice and rye. T-2/HT-2 are frequently found under poor storage conditions.

Countries have established regulations to protect consumers from the harmful effects of T-2/HT-2 toxin intake. The European Union has established guidance levels for food and feed whereas China has established allowable levels of T-2 toxin in feed.

AgraQuant

AgraQuant®

ELISA Tests

AgraQuant® T2/HT-2 test kits are accurate and reliable enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) in a quantitative format. Together with a StatFax® or BioTek® ELISA reader, results can be directly interpreted and continuously documented.

These ELISA test kits are the ideal solution for a parallel measurement of multiple samples with incubation times of as low as 15 minutes for up to 42 samples.

Test kits are in a ready-to-use format to reduce handling errors and come with a set of 5 standards, an antibody coated plate, a dilution plate, a conjugate, a substrate and a stop solution.

Click on the item numbers below for more information.

Item No.Quantitation RangeLimit of DetectionNo. of Wells
AgraQuant® T2 Toxin
COKAQ600020 - 500 ppb10 ppb96
COKAQ604820 - 500 ppb10 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

 

 

Cleanup Columns

T-2/HT-2 columns range from simple one-step cleanup with MycoSep® and MultiSep® technology to immunoaffinity cleanup. These cleanup columns, some of which part of AOAC and CEN methods, ensure fast and reliable purification of your samples.

MycoSep

MycoSep® & MultiSep®   

Cleanup Columns

MycoSep® and MultiSep® columns contain packing materials made of adsorbent mixes specially designed for all food and feed commodities, for a fast cleanup within 30 seconds.

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Item No.ProductSpecificityNo. of Columns
MycoSep® 
COCMY21131,2MycoSep® 113 Trich

Trichothecenes, Type A & Type B

25
COCMY2225MycoSep® 225 TrichTrichothecenes, Type A & Type B25
COCMY22271,2MycoSep® 227 Trich+Trichothecenes, Type A & Type B25
Item No.ProductSpecificityNo. of Columns
MultiSep® 
COCMU2216MultiSep® 216Trichothecenes, Type A & Type B25
COCMU22251,2MultiSep® 225 TrichTrichothecenes, Type A & Type B25
COCMU2227MultiSep® 227 Trich+Trichothecenes, Type A & Type B25

1AOAC official method
2Japanese official method

MycoSpin

MycoSpin®

Cleanup Columns

Romer Labs MycoSpin® 400 multi-mycotoxin two-step cleanup column in a spin format was developed to be used for most regulated mycotoxins to shorten the time-consuming cleanup process. Multiple mycotoxins can be analyzed simultaneously by LC-MS/MS.

Highly accurate LC-MS/MS results are achieved by combining the MycoSpin® 400 cleanup with Biopure™ 13C isotope labeled standards.

Click on the item number below for more information.

Item No.ProductSpecificityNo. of Columns
MycoSpin®
COCMY2400MycoSpin® 400 MultitoxinAflatoxin B1, B2, G1 & G2, Trichothecenes Type A & B, Zearalenone, Ochratoxin A, Fumonisin B1, B2 & B325
StarLine

StarLineTM

Immunoaffinity Columns

StarLine™ immunoaffinity columns (IAC) are designed for simple and reliable cleanup prior to T-2/HT-2 detection in a broad range of different commodities. The columns can be used to purify and concentrate the T-2/HT-2 level prior to analysis by various techniques, such as HPLC, GC-MS, LC-MS, ELISA or direct fluorometry.

Click on the item number below for more information.

Item No.SpecificityFormatNo. of Columns
T2/HT2 Star™ R
COIAC6004T2 Toxin, HT2 Toxin3 mL25
Biopure

BiopureTM

Reference Materials

Biopure™ calibrants are available in liquid “ready-to-use” and crystalline forms, and as single calibrants as well as calibrant mixtures.

The stars of the Biopure™ product line are the fully labeled C13 internal standards for mass spectrometry analysis.

Quality control materials (QCM) are intended for method validation purposes and for the control of the performance of an analytical method.

Here you can download our complete Biopure Product List.

Analytical Service

 

Analytical Service

Romer Labs operates 3 fully accredited mycotoxin service laboratories on 3 continents – Europe, America and Asia -, completing the extensive portfolio of mycotoxin test kits.

Mycotoxin testing services are offered in Austria, the United States and Singapore for a variety of sample matrices, including grains and other raw materials, and feed and food samples.

Both the ISO 9001 certification and ISO 17025 accreditation guarantee reliable and accurate results. We uphold our standards of accuracy and reliability by participating regularly in official proficiency testing programs.

More information on our analytical service offering can be found here.

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