SulfiteCheck™ Detectors for Sulfites

Overview

Easily Detect Sulfites in Wine, Beer, Dried Fruits, Meats and other Food and Drinks!

Sulfites are common additives in many foods and drinks.  Sulfites are added to foods to prevent spoilage and as a preservative, and are also added to wines, beers, fruits, vegetables, medications, and seafood to stop them from discoloring. Unfortunately, 5-10% of people are susceptible to allergic reactions due to sulfite containing foods and drinks. Also, 10-15% of people with asthma are also susceptible to allergic reactions due to sulfite containing foods and drinks.

Available Products

Sulfite Check Detectors

$9.95$74.95

$9.95
$18.95
$43.95
$74.95

Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 4 × 5 × .25 in

SulfiteCheck™ Description

The SulfiteCheck™ Detector is a small and easily concealed detector which allows the user to rapidly detect if sulfites are present in food and drinks.  This detector comes equipped with a builit in Qualtiy Assurance that lets the user know if the detector is working properly.

Sensitivity: As low as 5 parts per million.

Detection Time: The SulfiteCheck™ detects the presence of Sulfites in under THREE minutes!

How It Works

The four easy steps for detecting Sulfites instantly are:

How to Test:

Preparing Solid Foods:   First mince the food and place it in a seperate container.  To the container, add an equal volume of water and mix well.

Preparing Liquids: Use as-is.

Testing using the SulfiteCheck™ Detectors:

  1. Prepare your sample as described above.
  2. Carefully pour a small amount of liquid, or, place a few drops of sample on the holes on BOTH sides of the SulfiteCheck™ Detector and wait three minutes.
  3. A blue color will form on the “Quality Assurance” side of the SulfiteCheck™ Detector to indicate that the detectors are working properly.
  4. A white color will form on the “Sample” side of the SulfiteCheck™ Detector if the sample contains sulfites.  If blue color appears throughout, then no sulfites are present.

Features

  • Detects Sulfites in Under 3 Minutes
  • Simple, Color-based Detection
  • Test Liquids or Solids
  • Detects as low as 5 ppm Sulfites
  • No Special Storage Requirements
  • No Special Handling Requirements
  • Convenient to Store and Transport
  • New Design (PATENT PENDING)

Contents

Each Kit Includes:

  • SulfiteCheck Detectors™
    • Sample Side
    • Quality Assurance (Built In)
  • Full Color Instructions

Foods Tested

Below are examples of foods that have been tested with SulfiteCheck™.  Many foods are being tested everyday and this page will be updated accordingly.

What Are Sulfites?

Sulfites are the general name for six specific substances:

  • Sulfur Dioxide
  • Sodium Sulfite
  • Sodium Bisulfite
  • Sodium Metabisulfite
  • Potassium Bisulfite
  • Potassium Metabisulfite

Sulfites are common additives in many foods and drinks.  Sulfites are added to foods to prevent spoilage and as a preservative, and are also added to wines, beers, fruits, vegetables, medications, and seafood to stop them from discoloring. Unfortunately, 5-10% of people are susceptible to allergic reactions due to sulfite containing foods and drinks. Also, 10-15% of people with asthma are also susceptible to allergic reactions due to sulfite containing foods and drinks.

Symptoms of Sulfites:

  • Hives
  • Nausea
  • Gastritis
  • Puffiness in Face/Eyes
  • Water Retention/Bloating
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sneezing
  • Runny Nose
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Flushing of Skin/Face
  • Anaplylactic Shock

Foods and Beverage Sulfites are Added To:

  • Apple Cider and Other Ciders
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Avocado Dip
  • Condiments including Jams, Gravies, and Molasses
  • Sauerkraut
  • Bottled Lemon and Lime Juices
  • Corn Starch
  • Dried Fruits
  • Dried Vegetables
  • Dried Potatoes
  • Maraschino Cherries
  • Fruit and Vegetable Juices
  • Peeled Potatoes including French Fries and Chips
  • Pickled Meats and Vegetables
  • Restaurant Food and Prepared Frozen Dinners
  • Shrimp and Shellfish
  • Hominy
  • Various Cheeses
  • Canned/Jarred Clams
  • Dry Soup Mix
  • Gelatin
  • Crackers
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • Cookies

Foods and Beverages Sulfites Occur Naturally:

  • Asparagus
  • Chives
  • Eggs
  • Fish including Salmon and Dried Cod
  • Garlic
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Maple Syrup
  • Onions
  • Soy
  • Tomatoes