Alere Toxicology iCup 10-Panel Instant Drug Test Cup with Specimen Validity
The iCup Drug Screen Cup is the simplest, self-contained one step drug test. Results are visible within minutes. A positive result is indicated with one line and a negative result with two. An additional bonus with the iCup is that you may photocopy the results allowing you to maintain a visual record of the test. Built-in Adulteration versions available.
The iCup offers a completely closed system for total urine specimen integrity and easy collection. The clear construction gives optimum observation of urine specimen. The iCup drug screen kit is a single unit with no dipping or pouring. Test results develop quickly in the sealed unit. The system remains closed until disposal of the device.The iCup drug screen is zero exposure, leak-proof and tamper-proof. The iCup cup can be ordered with combinations from 3 to 13 panels.
Features & Benefits
- Sold by the Box of 25 Test Kits
- Photocopy Template and Two-part Result Available - Mark Box Above
- Security Seal
- FDA 510(k) Cleared
- Temperature Strip
- Room temperature storage
- SAMHSA Lab GC/MS Confirmation Optional - Call for Information
- Built-in Validity Test
- Immediate Results
- Detects from 3 to 13 Drugs
- Simple Procedure
- Fast Results
- Adheres to SAMHSA Cutoff Levels
- Cut-offs Levels of Drug Testing Set According SAMHSA
- Shelf-life 24 Months from Date of Manufacturer
- 99% Accurate Test Results in 5 Minutes
iCup comes with kit, cup, security seal, and drug screen result form. The iCup drug screen result form shows a diagram of the iCup and gives an example of positive results, negative results & invalid results. The form provides the names of each drug and their abbreviations making your job easier! Not to mention a product insert, a step by step instruction display for your staff. The iCup drug screen includes a temperature strip located on the back of the cup. This helps to insure specimen integrity. The I-Cup drug screen also includes a quality control device built into the test itself, and a red line in the control region (C) is considered an internal procedural control. It confirms sufficient specimen volume, adequate membrane wicking and correct procedural technique.
|10 Panel i-Cups (Choose Panel Above)|
|Item Number||Drug Panels Tested||Adulterants Tested|
|I-DOA-1107-051||COC, THC, OPI, AMP, mAMP, BZO, BAR, OXY, MDM, PPX||None|
|I-DUD-1107-012||COC, THC, OPI, AMP, mAMP, PCP, BZO, BAR, MTD, TCA||OX - Oxidants |
SG - Specific Gravity
CR - Creatinine
PH - pH Level
GL - Glutaraldehyde
|I-DUE-1107-141||COC, THC, OPI, AMP, mAMP, BZO, BAR, OXY, MDMA, PPX||OX - Oxidants |
CR - Creatinine
PH - pH Level
|* Detection times are not guaranteed. This assay provides only a preliminary test result. A more specific alternative chemical method must be used in order to obtain a confirmed analytical result. Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) is the preferred confirmatory method. Clinical consideration and professional judgment should be applied to any drug of abuse test result, particularly when preliminary results are positive. |
NOTE: The above chart gives approximate detection periods for each substance by test type. The ranges depend on amount and frequency of use, metabolic rate, body mass, age, overall health, drug tolerance, and urine pH.
|iCup Cut-off Levels and Detection Times|
|Drug Panel||Cut-Off Level||Detection Time|
|Amphetamine (AMP)||1,000 ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
|Amphetamine (AMP300)||300ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
|Barbiturates (BAR)||300 ng/ml||4 – 7 Days|
|Benzodiazepines (BZO)||300 ng/ml||3 – 7 Days|
|Buprenorphine (BUP)||10 ng/ml||1 – 3 Days|
|Cocaine (COC)||300 ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
|Cocaine (COC150)||150 ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
|Ecstasy (MDMA)||500 ng/ml||1 – 3 Days|
|Methadone (MTD)||300ng/ml||3 – 5 Days|
|Methamphetamine (MET)||1,000 ng/ml||3 – 5 Days|
|Methamphetamine (MET500)||500 ng/ml||3 – 5 Days|
|Opiates (MOR)||300 ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
|Opiates (OPI)||2,000 ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
|Phencyclidine (PCP)||25 ng/ml||7 – 14 Days|
|Marijuana (THC)||50 ng/ml||15 – 30 Days|
|Tri-Cyclic Antidepressants (TCA)||1,000 ng/ml||7 – 10 Days|
|Propoxyphene (PPX)||300 ng/ml||1 – 2 Days|
|Oxycodone (OXY)||100 ng/ml||2 – 4 Days|
Adulteration Tests (Substance Validity Tests)
Urine sample adulteration is usually achieved by substitution, dilution or the addition of adulterants including so-called "masking agents" sold commercially. The use of adulterants can cause false negative results in drug tests by either interfering with the test and/or destroying drugs present in the urine. Dilution may also be used in an attempt to produce false negative drug test results. The adulteration test is based on the color response of chemical indicators in the presence of adulterants. pH (pH), Specific Gravity (SG), Oxidant/PCC (OX), Creatinine (CR), Nitrite (NI) and Glutaraldehyde (GL) are tested to determine the integrity of urine samples.
pH: The pH determination of urine samples is based on the color change of an indicator in an acidic or basic medium. Normal urine pH ranges from 4 to 9. Values outside of this range may indicate the sample has been altered.
Specific Gravity: The specific gravity test is based on the pKa change of certain pretreated polyelectrolytes in relation to the ionic concentration. In the presence of an indicator, the colors change from dark blue to blue-green in urine of low ionic concentration to green and yellow- green in urine of higher ionic concentration. The normal range for specific gravity is from 1.003 to 1.030. Values outside this range generally indicate specimen dilution or adulteration.
Oxidants/PCC (Pyridinium Chlorochromate): Bleach, hydrogen peroxide, pyridinium chlorochromate or other oxidizing agents react with an oxidant indicator to form a color complex. A blue-green, brown, or orange color indicates adulteration with bleach or other oxidizing agents. Normal human urine should not contain oxidants.
Creatinine: Creatinine reacts with an indicator in an alkaline medium to form a purplish-brown color complex. The normal range of creatinine is from 20 to 300 mg/dl. Values outside this range generally indicate a manipulated test.
Nitrite: Nitrite reacts with the reagents aromatic amine to form a diazonium salt which couples with an indicator to yield a pink-red/purple color complex. A urine sample containing nitrite at a level greater than 15 mg/dl is considered adulterated.
Glutaraldehyde: Adulterants such as "Clear Choice" contain glutaraldehyde which may cause disrupting the enzyme used in some immunoassay tests. Glutaraldehyde is not normally found in human urine.