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Technology GPHF-Minilab (colorimetry + disintegration test + TLC)
 
Protection strategy Product authentication
Type Analytical technique
System Portable Device
Medium Medicine
Authentication/Identificaton Authentication
Traceability No
Cost between 6’129 and 6’549 €
Required equipment Two cases containing the kits and the necessary chemical components
Vertification level Authorities with the adequate equipment;
Laboratories
N.B.
Description Analysis lab portable and compact, permitting to analyze a sample in 4 steps: visual inspection, disintegration test, color reactions (colorimetry) and thin layer chromatography (TLC). Can be used outside a laboratory environment by those having some understanding of analytical chemistry. All the equipment are contained in 2 protective cases.
 
Strengths Objective analysis of the product (contents analysis);
Relatively easy to use;
Portable;
Rapid;
 
Limitations Requires specific equipment: the device and some training for the person who is manipulating the device;
Testing method is generally destructive of the packaging and the sample;
Cost;
 
  Links:http://www.gphf.org/web/en/minilab

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