Enzymatic test for semiquantitative determination of ethyl alcohol in food and drinks.
Consumption of ethyl alcohol (ethanol) is strictly prohibited by some religious confessions. Ethanol is also toxic and may cause addiction (alcoholism). XEMATest Alco is based on a principle of enzymatic test and is designed for rapid determination of traces amount of ethanol in soft drinks, food extracts and washouts from dishes, kitchen or manufacturing equipment in food industry.
Ethanol from the sample is converted by specific enzyme attached to the sensor pad of the test strip, during this conversion the color of the sensor pad is changing proportionally to the ethanol load.