Formic Acid Assay Kit

25 assays (manual) / 250 assays (microplate) / 220 assays (auto-analyser)

Item No.  K-FORM

  • No wasted formate dehydrogenase solution (stable suspension supplied)
  • Pyrazole incorporated to prevent alcohol dehydrogenase interference
  • Very competitive price (cost per test)
  • All reagents stable for > 2 years after preparation
  • Mega-Calc™ software tool is available from our website for hassle-free raw data processing
  • Standard included
  • Suitable for manual, microplate and auto-analyser formats
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The Formic Acid test kit is a simple method for the rapid, reliable measurement and analysis of formic acid (formate) in foods, beverages and other materials.

Note for Content: The number of manual tests per kit can be doubled if all volumes are halved. This can be readily accommodated using the MegaQuant™ Wave Spectrophotometer (D-MQWAVE).

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Analyte Formic Acid
Application Examples Wine, fruit juices, pickles, vinegar, jam, bakery products, honey, fish, meat and other materials (e.g. biological cultures, samples, etc.).
Approvals Methods based on this principle have been accepted by MEBAK.
Brand Megazyme
Limit of Detection 0.0932 mg/L
Linear Range 0.4 to 20 µg of formic acid per assay
Package Dimensions 10.00 IN x 5.00 IN x 2.00 IN
Package Weight 0.41 LB
Platform Spectrophotometer, Microplate, Auto-analyser
Reaction Time ~ 12 min
Result Type UV Absorbance
Signal Response Increase
Storage Conditions

Storage Temperature: Short term stability: 2-8°C, Long term stability: See individual component labels

Stability: > 2 years under recommended storage conditions

Wavelength 340 nm