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Histamine Assay Kit

Product code: K-HISTA

100 assays per kit

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Content: 100 assays per kit
Shipping Temperature: Ambient
Storage Temperature: Short term stability: 2-8oC,
Long term stability: See individual component labels
Stability: > 2 years under recommended storage conditions
Analyte: Histamine
Assay Format: Spectrophotometer
Detection Method: Absorbance
Wavelength (nm): 492
Signal Response: Increase
Linear Range: 0.5 to 12 μg of histamine per assay
Limit of Detection: ~ 0.09 μg of histamine per test or
~ 0.75 mg/Kg (ppm) of histamine in a fish sample
Limit of Quantification: ~ 0.5 mg of histamine per test or 
~ 4.2 mg/Kg (ppm) of histamine in a fish sample
Reproducibility (%): ~ 3%
Reaction Time (min): ~ 20 min
Application examples: Fish samples in various forms (e.g. fresh, canned, frozen, etc).

The Histamine Assay Kit for the detection of histamine in food including fish samples in various forms.

High levels of histamine may develop in a variety of foods as they decompose, this is an issue that particulary affects fish.

Megazyme's Histamine Assay Kit provides a simple robust method with a fast reaction time of ~ 20 mins.

View all of our assay kits.

Scheme-K-HISTA HISTA Megazyme

  • Very competitive price (cost per test)
  • All reagents stable for > 2 years
  • Specific for histamine
  • Suitable for use with raw fish samples
  • Simple format. Well suited to automation
  • Standard included
  • Mega-Calc™ software tool is available from our website for hassle-free raw data processing
Certificate of Analysis
Safety Data Sheet
Assay Protocol Data Calculator
Safety Information
Symbol : GHS07, GHS08
Signal Word : Warning
Hazard Statements : H302+H312+H332, H351
Precautionary Statements : P201, P202, P261, P264, P270, P271
Safety Data Sheet
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