Abraxis Test Method 530111

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Method Name:
Triclosan by Immunoassay, Magnetic Particle. Official Name: Abraxis Triclosan Assay Kit (100T) PN 530111

Triclosan is detected using a colorimetric immunoassay (ELISA) procedure. A sample (0.25 mL) and paramagnetic particles attached with Triclosan-specific antibodies are added to a disposable test tube and allowed to incubate followed by the addition of an enzyme conjugate (enzyme-labeled Triclosan). Both the Triclosan in the sample and the enzyme conjugate compete for antibody binding sites on the paramagnetic particles in proportion to their concentrations. At the end of an incubation period, the magnetic particles are separated and washed with the aid of a magnetic separator. A substrate is then added which is catalyzed by the enzyme and converted from a colorless to a blue solution. The reaction is terminated with the addition of a dilute acid. The concentration of Triclosan in the sample is determined by measuring its absorbance at a specific wavelength (450 nm) using a photometer and comparing its absorbance to the absorbance of the calibrators.

This method determines Triclosan and Triclosan methyl in water (groundwater, surface water, well water, effluent).

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Cross-reactivity: Triclosan methyl, PBDE Congener 28, PBDE Congener 47 may produce false positive responses for Triclosan.

QC Requirements:
(A) Calibration with 3 standards and 1 blank, all analyzed in duplicate.(B) Precision: 3 matrix samples with different levels in the range for quantitative analysis analyzed daily for 5 days with 5 replicates each of 5 days.(C) Accuracy: 4 matrix samples spiked with the target analyte at 4 different levels in the range for quantitative analysis.(D) Validation: Analysis of 4 positive and 4 negative samples by an independent method for confirmation.

Maximum Holding Time:
14 days at 4oC, longer if held frozen



20 - 1000



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