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DELIVERING A SIMPLE, 

RAPID, AFFORDABLE TEST 

FOR MEASURING ARSENIC 

IN DRINKING WATER

Arsenic Contamination

Measurement and Management of Arsenic in Drinking Water

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Contamination of drinking water with arsenic is a significant global health problem, affecting an estimated 150 million people worldwide, with as many as 70 million of those people living in rural Bangladesh.  

Arsenic Contamination: a crisis in Bangladesh

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 Arsenic was first detected in Bangladesh about 20 years ago following a program to dig millions of tube wells as a solution to people drinking bacteria-contaminated surface water.  

"THE LARGEST MASS POISONING OF A POPULATION IN HISTORY.... BEYOND THE ACCIDENTS AT BHOPAL, INDIA IN 1984 AND CHERNOBYL, UKRAINE IN 1986" - WHO

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Arsenic Sensing Device

Rapid Easy-To-Use Test

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• Simple: test strip-based approach requiring little training

• Rapid: works in minutes 

• Affordable

• Precise

• The only rapid, quantitative, point-of-use test for arsenic available

 

How Does The Test Work?

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Our novel proprietary test is the first quantitative point-of-use test that enables individuals in affected communities to test their own water at the “point-of-use”. Using cheap disposable electrochemistry-based test strips, our test is simple, fast and affordable.


Thin-film planar gold electrodes

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These are ideal for electrochemical research and analysis in environmental, clinical or agri-food areas and for electrochemical biosensor development.


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