CHEMUNEX® Rapid Microbiology Analyzers

Rapid Microbial Detection

For more than 20 years, global and boutique organizations alike have relied on CHEMUNEX® technology to get their products to market faster.  

 

For more than 20 years, global and boutique organizations alike have relied on CHEMUNEX® technology to get their products to market faster.  

Visibility gained from fast and reliable results from the QC lab provide allows shortening of the production cycle. Greater control of your process allows for leaner inventory management and reduction of working capital. The shortened cycle also allows you to respond quickly to changes in customer demand or adverse events for maximum productivity.

Automated, objective results reduce lab bottlenecks and assure you are releasing a safe product.

USES

Detect bacteria, yeasts, molds and spores in finished, in-process Products and raw materials

  • Aseptically produced food and beverages
  • Dairy foods/yogurts
  • Personal Care products
  • Non-sterile pharmaceuticals/OTC products
  • Cosmetics
  • Process water

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Unique, Proven Technology cell labeling chemunex analyzers

  • Universal labeling of viable bacteria, yeasts and molds
  • Effective for organisms that are environmentally stressed, nutrient-depleted or in presence of growth inhibitors
  • Objective Yes/No results require no interpretation
  • Generate results within minutes after 24 hours (50h for molds)
  • Full validation support available

Release your products faster

  • Reduce quarantine time
  • Optimize safety stock levels
  • Reduce warehousing expense
  • Respond quickly to changes in demand

Virtually eliminate product loss due to raw material contamination

  • Screen incoming raw materials in minutes

React quickly to adverse events

  • Rapid confirmation of corrective action effectiveness
  • Minimized production disruption

Protect the integrity of your product's good name

  • Objective, robust methodology ensures certainty of results

CHEMUNEX® ANALYZERS FEATURES AND SPECS

CHEMUNEX is engineered for automated, high-throughput microbial detection - processing up to 50 samples/hour. The D-Count® and BactiFlow® ALS systems combine fully-automated fluorescent viable cell labeling and digital flow cytometry into powerful systems that detect and count individual cells without the need for cell growth.

D-Count®

Automated high-throughput analysis

  • 50 tests/hour

BactiFlow® ALS

Automated analysis

  • 25 tests/hour

BactiFlow®

Semi-automated analysis

  • 15 tests/hour

 

The D-Count® and BactiFlow® ALS systems combine fully-automated fluorescent viable cell labeling and digital flow cytometry into powerful systems that detect and count individual cells without the need for cell growth.

Presence/Absence tests in hours

  • Protect your customers from microbial contamination
  • Reduce quarantine time
  • Rapidly respond to contamination incidents
  • Decrease inventory holding and warehouse costs significantly
  • Quickly confirm effectiveness of corrective actions
  • Minimize production disruption
  • Decrease product losses

CHEMUNEX® ANALYZERS APPLICATIONS

Rapid results from in-process or final release testing empower production personnel with information that allows them to identify out-of-spec conditions early in the manufacturing process so root cause determination and corrective actions can be executed swiftly.

COSMETICS, PERSONAL CARE & OTC PRODUCTS

Test and Release

  • Lotions
  • Creams
  • Powders
  • Ointments
  • Tablets

Enumerate

  • Raw materials
  • Process water

Total Viable Count (TVC) - Bacteria and Yeast

  • Sensitivity: 1 organism/gram of product
  • Product release time: 24-hours
  • Applications: Syrups, ointments, tablets, powders

Yeasts and Molds

  • Sensitivity: 10 organisms/gram of product
  • Product release time: 50-hours
  • Applications: Syrups, ointments, tablets, powders

Direct Count (Enumeration)

  • Sensitivity: 5 organisms/mL
  • Product release time: 20 minutes
  • Applications: Process water

 

CHEMUNEX® ANALYZERS APPLICATIONS

Rapid results from in-process or final release testing empower production personnel with information that allows them to identify out-of-spec conditions early in the manufacturing process so root cause determination and corrective actions can be executed swiftly.

FERMENTED DAIRY AND ASEPTIC FOODS

Test and Release

  • Fruit juice
  • Soft drinks
  • Fruit preparations
  • Yogurt / Fermented Dairy
  • Iced Teas
  • Energy drinks
  • Soups

Enumerate

  • Fruit preparations
  • Raw milk
  • Process water

Total Viable Count (TVC) - Bacteria and Yeast

  • Sensitivity: 1 organism/container
  • Product release time: 24-50 hours
  • Applications: Fruit juices, filterable carbonated beverages, fermented milk and yogurts (yeast only), UHT milk, fruit preparations, iced tea, energy drinks and aseptic soups

Yeasts and Molds

  • Sensitivity: 1 organism/container
  • Product release time: 50-hours
  • Applications: Clear non-beverages, iced tea and soft drinks

Direct Count (Enumeration)

  • Sensitivity: 102 Yeast, 103 organisms/mL TVC
  • Product release time: 20 minutes
  • Applications: Fruit preparations, raw milk and process water

Pioneering diagnostics