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Mycotoxins in grains: On-site sampling & analysis

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With rapidust®  Eurofins is offering the first on-site test system for mycotoxins, including both representative sampling of grain lots and rapid analysis, to provide broader risk protection across the grain industry regarding mycotoxin contaminations.

The patented rapidust® procedure detects mycotoxins in grains by means of innovative dust sampling and analysis. Based on the proven fact that the contamination of the overall grain lot and its dust particles can be correlated, Eurofins now offers its customers unique certainty on the mycotoxin contamination of large grain lots within minutes.


rapidust® is an all-round carefree package including everything you need for on-site sampling and analysis of mycotoxins in grains.

The product portfolio is complemented by a full range of sampling and analytical services.

Rapidust sampling system 

Sampling system

  • Mobile or fixed processs-integrated device
  • Modularly extendible
  • Individually adjusted to the conditions on-site
 Rapidust test kit

Rapid test kits

  • Lateral-flow immunoassay test strips for analysis of mycotoxins
  • In kit format for simple extraction with water
  • Test strips for numerous toxins with regulated maximum limits available, for example, deoxynivalenol (DON) or aflatoxins    
 Rapidust testing machine

Analytical unit

  • Reader for quantitative interpretation of test strips
  • Tablet PC including the rapidust® app with traffic-light function
  • Server-based data management system     
 Rapidust consumables

Laboratory equipment and consumables

  • Starter packs
  • Laboratory equipment such as a weighing scale, a microcentrifuge or pipettes
  • All consumables required for the analysis of mycotoxins

The rapidust® system is rounded off with customised system installation services, conventional on-site sampling services and the full access to the comprehensive portfolio of screening and confirmatory analysis of mycotoxins in the Eurofins laboratories under DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation.

 Grain sampling

rapidust® service

  • System installation, validation and customised training
  • Individual technical or analytical solutions
  • Adaptions to other foodstuff bulk material and further mycotoxins
Rapidust samplers

Sampling service

  • Dust sampling carried out by Eurofins sampling specialists
  • Conventional sampling of grain samples for reference analyses of mycotoxins
  • Immediate on-site analysis of mycotoxins upon request
 Female lab technician

Laboratory service

  • Multi-mycotoxin screening of dust samples
  • Confirmatory analysis of grain samples for mycotoxins
  • Routine performance of all common mycotoxin reference analyses in accredited Eurofins Laboratories

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