Charm Sciences Announces ROSA® FAST5 Family of 5 Minute Quantitative Mycotoxin Test Kits

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5 Minute Quantitative Mycotoxin Test Kits Debut at Pet Food Forum 2012

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“These ROSA FAST5 quantitative mycotoxin tests have been developed to reduce assay time. Charm Sciences continues to develop high quality economical tests that provide early screening for food producers.”

Charm Sciences, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Charm® ROSA FAST5 family of quantitative mycotoxin tests will be launched at the Pet Food Forum held April 2-4, 2012 in Schaumburg, Illinois.

These 5 minute mycotoxin tests deliver quantitative detection that is rapid and accurate in feed and grain for aflatoxin, DON and fumonisin. Mycotoxins are toxic when ingested by humans and animals and require fast, accurate tests that are necessary for safe product to go to market. The Rapid One Step Assay (ROSA) technology makes testing simple in a convenient lateral flow strip format. Diluted extract is applied to each test strip, incubated for 5 minutes, and read on the ROSA-M Reader.

Charm® ROSA FAST5 family of quantitative mycotoxin tests includes:

ROSA FAST5 DON Quantitative Test Kit - GIPSA approved commodities for: Barley, Corn, DDGS, Malted Barley, Milled Rice, Oats, Rough Rice, Sorghum, Wheat, Wheat Bran, Wheat Flour and Wheat Midds.

ROSA FAST5 Aflatoxin Quantitative Test Kit - Charm approved commodities for: Barley, Basmati Rice, Brewer’s Rice, Brown Rice, Corn, Corn Flour, Corn Germ Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Corn Meal, Corn Screenings, Corn/Soy Blend, DDG, DDGS, Flaking Corn Grits, Hominy, Milled Rice, Millet, Oats, Popcorn, Rough Rice, Rye, Sorghum, Soybeans, Wheat and Wheat Flour.

ROSA FAST5 Fumonisin Quantitative Test Kit - Charm approved commodities for: Barley, Corn, Corn Grits, Millet, Oats, Rough Rice, Sorghum, and Wheat.

“These ROSA FAST5 quantitative mycotoxin tests have been developed to reduce assay time. Charm Sciences continues to develop high quality economical tests that provide early screening for food producers.” says Dr. Mark Tess, Mycotoxin Product Manager.

We look forward to visiting with you at the Pet Food Forum, Charm Sciences booth #92.

For more information on the ROSA FAST5 family of mycotoxin tests, click here http://www.charm.com/en/feed-and-grain/feed-and-grain-mycotoxins.html

About Charm Sciences, Inc.

Charm Sciences is a world leader provider of food safety, water quality and environmental diagnostics. Charm’s diagnostics portfolio includes test kits and systems for mycotoxins, antibiotics, pesticides, alkaline phosphatase, pathogens, end product microbial assessment, allergen control, water quality and ATP hygiene. Directly and through its network of distributors, Charm products serve the food, beverage, water, pharmaceutical, medical, personal care, environmental, and industrial markets in more than 100 countries. Customers rely on Charm products for excellence in quality, innovation and customer support.

© 2012 Charm and ROSA are registered trademarks of Charm Sciences, Inc.

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