Cobalt Home Test Kit
Osumex Cobalt toxicity home kit for poisoning and contamination 1 test
Home cobalt testing kit for toxicity, poisoning and contamination in
water and the human body.
Test saliva and urine if you are concerned about pollution exposure.
Toxic effects of cobalt heavy metal contamination can be poisonous,
ingestion of is dangerous and can lead to illness and in some case be
You could be suffering from cobalt poisoning symptoms, simple home
health check to see your exposure levels.
Check your body for cobalt with heavy
metal hair mineral analysis a simple test to check for a
whole range of heavy metals.
Toxicity Cobalt poisoning symptoms
Cobalt poisoning is the intoxication which takes place when the levels
of cobalt or a compound containing it increase to levels that are unsafe.
Cobalt is a naturally occurring substance in the human body in minute
amounts and forms part of the structure of Vitamin B12 . However, when
concentrations increase beyond a safe limit it is highly toxic and can
Several studies have shown that cobalt compounds can increase the risk
of respiratory problems, and can be a contributing factor to hard metal
It is also thought to increase free radicals in the body, which in turn
may then cause the production of further free radicals which can result
in oxidative stress that leads to DNA and cellular protein damage.
Studies also suggest that it can decreases synthesis of several enzymes.
Contents of Cobalt Test Kit
1 Colour strip on box of the kit
1 Test Instruction Sheet
1 Large Test-tube
1 Indicator stick
1 Litmus paper - to cut into a few pieces
1 vial with clear cap - Reagent 1 (contains an acid and care must be
taken as it is corrosive - please avoid contact with skin or eyes)
The test kit should be stored in a cool place - 12C to 20C.
Remove the indicator stick and small vial from the large test tube
In the empty large test-tube, add 5 ml. of the solution to be tested
The solution is now ready for testing
Conducting the test, full instructions included in kit
Add the required volume of the sample solution (saliva, water, urine,
etc) to be tested for cobalt into the test tube
A colour change will indicate the presence of cobalt (chart on label
Result is measured accurately in parts per million. Tests the presence
of ions of cobalt to a high degree of accuracy to detect contamination
in the body, water, urine and saliva
Please keep in a safe place away from the reach of children or pets.
Once the test has been completed dispose of the solution safely by
flushing down the toilet.
The contents of the kit should not come in to contact with food or
Wash hands after use.