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Alkali Rapid Test For Milk


For Milk, Milk Powder, Pasteurized Milk

Specs:96T / box
Testing Time:7-10 mins
Worldwide shipping, free sample

Operation video

Instrution For Alkali Rapid Test For Milk

The Alkali rapid test kit is based on the Colloidal gold immunochromatography to detect raw, commingled cow milk at or below established tolerance and/or safe levels. This kit can be applied for on-site rapid testing by various departments.

Kit Components
1. Test Strip, 12 packs, each pack 8 strips.
2. Manual Instruction

Components Required, But Not Provided
1. Sample Tube
2. Pipette
3. Well-tray

Storage at 2~8℃, out of sun light and moisture, unrefrigerated.

Milk Sample Information
1. Raw, commingled cow milk
2. The milk has no precipitation or clotted.
3. The temperature of milk should be at room temperature, No need to heat or refrigerate.
4. Thoroughly mix with the reagent before testing.

Test Procedure
1. Read the manual instruction before testing. Be sure the raw or commingled milk and test kit in room temperature. (Note: the milk must has no precipitation or clot)
2. Open the pack, take out the test strip and sample-well, use it within 1 hour. The unused test strip must be sealed and out of sunlight and moisture.
3. Take the sample milk, let it become room temperature. Drop 200ul into the microwell, repeatedly pipetting up and down for 10 times, mix the with the reagent in the wells completely.
4. Then wait for 5mins.
5. Insert the test strip into the microwell with the end fully dipped.
6. Timer 5 minutes, then read the results.

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    Trivia questions : What is alkali?


    Alkali definition

    In the acid-base ionization theory, a base refers to a substance whose anions ionized in an aqueous solution are all OH-; in an acid-base proton theory, a base refers to a substance capable of accepting protons; in an acid-base electron theory, a base refers to an electron donor.

    Alkali and acid

    The alkaline opposite is acidic. Acid is a collective name for a class of compounds.
    The narrow definition of acid in chemistry is the compound in which all cations ionized in aqueous solution are hydrogen ions. 
    The broad definition is: a substance that can accept an electron pair.

    Alkali classification

    1. According to the number of hydroxide ions ionized by one base molecule: monobasic base, binary base, polybasic base
    2. According to solubility: soluble alkali, slightly soluble alkali, hardly soluble alkali
    3. According to ionization capacity: strong base weak base
    4. By use: industrial alkali, edible alkali
    Industrial alkali: industrial soda ash (sodium carbonate Na2CO3), industrial caustic soda (sodium hydroxide NaOH), industrial heavy alkali (NaHCO3). The purity and content of impurities (possibly containing heavy metals, etc.) of industrial alkali meet general industrial use, the process is relatively simple, and large-scale industrial production can be carried out, which is harmful to the human body.
    Edible alkali: edible soda ash (sodium carbonate Na2CO3, the same molecular formula, but without impurities of industrial soda ash) and edible baking soda (sodium bicarbonate NaHCO3).

    Alkali in food

    Alkali in food usually refers to edible alkali.

    Edible alkali

    Edible alkali is not a commonly used seasoning. It is just a food loosening agent and meat tenderizer. It can make dry goods quickly grow hair, soften fibers, remove the acidity of the dough, and proper use can bring excellent food. Color, fragrance, taste and shape to increase people's appetite.
    Alkali is widely used in food processing such as noodles, bread, steamed buns, etc.

    Alkali in water

    Alkali in water refers to scale in tap water. It refers to white lumps or powders that gradually form minerals attached to containers (such as pots and pots) after boiling in hard water. The main components are calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate. Calcium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, etc. The thermal conductivity of scale is very poor. If the scale formed in the boiler is too thick, the efficiency of the boiler will be reduced, and the heavy boiler will cause the boiler to burst and cause a boiler accident.

    Alkali in milk

    Under the action of microorganisms, milk is prone to rancidity. In order to cover the rancidity phenomenon, some illegal operators will add a certain amount of edible alkali to milk.

    The disadvantage of edible alkali is that it has a strong destructive effect on vitamin B1, B2 and vitamin C in food, and it will affect the absorption and utilization of certain minerals by the human body. May also cause milk alkali syndrome.

    Milk alkali syndrome

    What is milk alkali syndrome

    Milk alkali syndrome refers to a group of clinical symptoms such as hypercalcemia, alkalosis, and varying degrees of renal function damage caused by long-term consumption of a large amount of milk or calcium, and taking a large amount of absorbable alkaline agents. In the past, it mostly occurred in the medical treatment of patients with peptic ulcer. Due to the improvement of treatment drugs and protocols, the symptoms are now rare.
    People who have been on an alkaline diet for a long time are at higher risk.

    Milk alkali syndrome symptoms

    It is mainly manifested by hypercalcemia, alkalosis and soft tissue calcium deposits caused by muscle weakness, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, polydipsia, weight loss, headache, dizziness, lethargy, and renal colic. May be complicated by peptic ulcer, urinary system infection, renal failure and so on.

    According to the characteristics of the disease course, it can be divided into three stages:
    1. Acute phase (Mcmillan syndrome)
    After eating milk and taking a large amount of easy-to-absorb alkali for one week, he developed symptoms, but there was no eye involvement. After stopping milk and alkali, symptoms often subsided quickly and renal function also recovered.
    2. Subacute phase (Cope syndrome)
    Banded keratopathy and combined membrane microsomes can also cause calcium deposits in soft tissues throughout the body. Symptoms can gradually disappear after taking milk and alkalis, and renal function recovers slowly, but it can fully recover.
    3. Chronic phase (Burnett syndrome)
    Symptoms were further aggravated, soft tissue calcium deposits were extensive and severe, and renal function damage was obvious. Blood calcium could be reduced to normal after stopping milk and alkali, but renal insufficiency could not be fully recovered.

    Milk alkali syndrome treatment

    Treatment involves stopping patients from taking any calcium supplements and any other alkaline agents and hydration they have been taking.
    In severe cases, hospitalization may be required, in which case saline can be injected intravenously.
    If renal failure worsens, treatment is needed, which is chronic dialysis


    In recent years, with the adjustment of the agricultural industrial structure and the continuous improvement of people's living standards, the dietary structure of citizens has changed greatly. In particular, the consumption of milk has grown rapidly, and dairy processing enterprises have shown prosperity. The competition for milk sources also continues to occur, which provides a breeding ground for adulteration of milk in some illegal traders. In order to cover the deterioration of milk, some illegal traders add a certain amount of edible alkali to milk. Even if it is edible alkali, excessive absorption is not good for the human body. In order to detect whether alkali has been added to milk, Ballya has independently developed an Alkali Rapid Test For Milk. The test results comply with national and EU standards. The test time is less than 15 minutes, and operation is simple and people can complete it at home.
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