Ecolab Inc./Charm Sciences

Dec. 21, 2005
Device puts HACCP-friendly tests in the palm of your hand
Click here to see larger image.Charm Sciences and Ecolab have introduced novaLUM, a palm-sized luminometer that is packed with powerful HACCP-friendly tests to aid in ATP-based hygiene monitoring programs in the dairy, food and beverage processing industries.The novaLUM’s revolutionary lightweight, ergonomic design offers unrivaled versatility with several ATP-based test applications, including validation of sanitation effectiveness and assessment of allergen control programs. The novaLUM features a complete numeric keyboard with a rocker toggle switch, as well as direct swab chamber entry design, ensuring the fastest pre-operational results.The entire family of Charm ATP tests is designed for use with novaLUM, including PocketSwab Plus, AllerGiene and WaterGiene. The PocketSwab Plus single service hygiene test has improved shelf stability and no longer requires refrigeration. AllerGiene is an ATP-based test for verifying sanitation at cross-contact concern levels in allergen control programs. WaterGiene is the most sensitive ATP indicator of water quality when run on the novaLUM.All novaLUM tests are conveniently stored, tracked and trended by the new novaLink software. The novaLUM stores 6000 test results and is configured to manage multiple sampling plans and surface types with a remarkable 400 test sites per plan.The novaLUM and the family of Charm ATP tests, are part of the Ecolab CleanCheck program. CleanCheck is the only ATP surface hygiene system that combines proven, state of the art food safety diagnostics, with an unsurpassed sanitation service and support network from the leaders in sanitation technology.Information for Charm Sciences, Inc.:659 Andover StreetLawrence, Mass. 01843Tel: (978) 687-9200Fax: (978) 687-9216E-mail: [email protected]Website: