Biothreat Detection IMASS™ Device

DISCONTINUED - The Biothreat Detection IMASS™ device provides rapid testing for ‘white powder’ incidents. The device is used to directly sample powders, surfaces or liquids using an integrated sponge, then eight immunoassay strips are run simultaneously from the sample giving results for eight biothreat agents in 15 minutes.

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David Fraser
Marketing and Product Manager
DavidFraser@BBIDetection.com
+44 1382 564083
8 Tom McDonald Avenue, Medipark
Dundee, DD2 1NH
UK
Mark Loveridge
Commercial Director
markloveridge@bbidetection.com
UK
www.bbidetection.com
Manufacturer
BBI Detection
Product Name
Biothreat Detection IMASS™ Device
Detection Category
Biological;
Detection Principle
Immunological;
Detection Method
Lateral Flow Hand Held Immunoassay;
Application
Emergency Response; Detection; Screening;
Product Model Number
BW-IMASS-N1
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
DISCONTINUED - The Biothreat Detection IMASS™ device provides rapid testing for ‘white powder’ incidents. The device is used to directly sample powders, surfaces or liquids using an integrated sponge, then eight immunoassay strips are run simultaneously from the sample giving results for eight biothreat agents in 15 minutes.
Availability
Discontinued
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
April 2013
T&E Reports and Standards

Supporting Documentation
Docs: BBI - Biothreat Detection IMASS.pdf;
Dimensions
5.5 x 1.6 x 1.6 in (14 x 4 x 4 cm)
Weight
<1 lb.; 3 oz (85g)
Power Requirements
None
Noise Produced
None
Transportability
Pocket Size
Operating Conditions
Store 4 to 28°C (39 to 82°F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; Test strips, buffer vials
Solvents/Reagents
Buffer
Calibration Schedule
None
Suggested Routine Maintenance
None
Available Accessories
Interpretation cards
Shelf Life
<5 years; 15 Months
Unit Cost
$127.00
Maintenance Cost
None
Tested For Biological Agents
B. anthracis (Anthrax), Y. pestis (Plague) Ricin, Botulinum Toxia A/B, F. tularensis (Tularemia), Brucella spp., Burkholderia mallei, Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B. (SEB)
Other Biological Targets
Ames spores, Vegetative cells, Brucella abortus, Brucella melitensis
Customize For New Targets
No
Sample Introduction
Solid; Liquid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
ng; B.anthracis, Ames spores: 5x107 org/mL, B.anthracis, Vegetative cells: 5 x 106 org/mL, F.tularensis: 1x107 org/mL, Y.pestis: 1x108 org/mL, Y.pestis:1x108 org/mL, B.mallei:1x106 org/mL, Brucella abortus: 5x107 org/mL, Brucella melitensis: 5x107 org/mL, SEB: 20ng/mL, Ricin: 10ng/mL, Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A: 20ng/mL, Botulinum Neurotoxin Type B: 20ng/mL
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
B.cereus, Y.psedutuberculosis, Y.similis, chalk dust
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Immediate
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<15 minutes
Total Run Time
15 minutes
Alarm Capability
Visual
Operator Skills Required
<1 hour training
Training Available
Yes and online video
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
No
Warranties
None
ITAR Export Regulations
Yes; UK export controlled, licenses required
IATA Shipping Restrictions
No
Approved Vendors
Normeca Asia (http://www.normeca-asia.jp/) , EPE (http://epequip.com/contact/) , Romtech (http://romtech.ro/en/)
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