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Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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Quat Sanitizer Test Strips

Quick response (QR) quat sanitizer test strips.  Measure quaternary ammonia sanitizer levels from residual for organic food quality control right up to10,000ppm for the most challenging disinfection needs. 

Save on volume; all strips come 100/pack with a 2 year shelf life.

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As with any disinfectant or sanitizing solution, the concentration levels should be tested frequently to ensure optimum performance.

Quaternary ammonium chloride solutions come in many varieties; ours are calibrated for Oasis 146. Results for others using our strips will still be accurate. 

Quats they have their advantages & disadvantages:

  1. Work best in the pH range of 8-11
  2. Loses potency in hard water (see hard water test strips)
  3. Color charts start to deviate at 45C (110F) & above. See Technical Tab for correcti interpretations.

Temperature and QAC strips reading relationship

Temperature vs ppm results for Hyamine 1622 (Fluka) warmed up from 35 to 60oC (95-140F).

T (oC) QAC strips readings at: 0; 50; 100; 200; 400 ppm
35     Readings ok for 0-400ppm
40     Readings ok for 0-400ppm
45     0, 50, 100 ppm readings ok; 200 & 400 ppm read~ 1/2 color square higher
50     50, 100 ppm read~ 1/2 color square higher; 200, 400 ppm read 1 color square higher
55     Readings 1 color square higher across whole range
60     Readings 1 color square higher across whole range