Histamine Assay Kit

100 assays per kit

Item No.  K-HISTA

  • 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
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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.

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Analyte Histamine
Application Examples Fish samples in various forms (e.g. fresh, canned, frozen, etc).
Brand Megazyme
Limit of Detection ~ 0.09 μg of histamine per test or ~ 0.75 mg/Kg (ppm) of histamine in a fish sample
Linear Range 0.5 to 12 μg of histamine per assay
Package Dimensions 10.00 IN x 5.00 IN x 2.00 IN
Package Weight 0.77 LB
Platform Spectrophotometer
Reaction Time ~ 20 min
Reproducibility ~ 3%
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 492 nm

Additional Information

Limit of Quantification: ~ 0.5 mg of histamine per test or ~ 4.2 mg/Kg (ppm) of histamine in a fish sample