Charles River Laboratories

Aug. 6, 2009
Endotoxin Testing in Less Than 20 Minutes

The Endosafe-PTS, our rapid, handheld endotoxin detection system, has always provided a faster and easier endotoxin testing process when compared to traditional methods. Now, with the launch of our new .005 EU/mL cartridges, you can get enhanced test sensitivity in less than 20 minutes.

Our FDA-licensed cartridges are pre-loaded with all of the reagents required to perform an LAL test on the Endosafe-PTS portable spectrophotometer. The .005 cartridges allow for higher maximum valid dilution, increasing the likeliness of overcoming product interference. Quantitative results are displayed on the screen and can be downloaded to a central data management system.

The PTS system uses kinetic chromogenic methodology to detect endotoxin levels as high as 10 EU/ml and as low as .005 EU/mL. The new .005 EU/mL cartridge is a substantial advancement in endotoxin detection technology because it can save users close to an hour when compared to traditional testing methods.

The PTS testing platform has been widely implemented globally as a cost-effective and time-saving solution for rapid endotoxin testing. Other testing applications that can be performed on the PTS platform include glucan detection, Gram identification, and protein concentration.