Hydrogen peroxide test in milk

The chemical analysis of the milk and dairy products for quality control for every stage of the production chain with CDR FoodLabHydrogen peroxide is used as a sanitizing of milk handling equipment. The presence of hydrogen peroxide can contaminate the milk. The purpose of the test is to detect any traces inside the product. This test also allows to check the possible addition of hydrogen peroxide in raw milk, before pasteurization, to increase its shelf-life.

Analyzers for determining Hydrogen peroxide and dairy products


  CDR FoodLab for performing a range of tests in milk and a variety of dairy products CDR FOODLAB®  CDR FoodLab Junior for performing a range of tests in milk and a variety of dairy products CDR FOODLAB® JUNIOR
Analyses Milk and Dairy Products:

L-Lactic acid
Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN)
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)
Hydrogen peroxide
ε-fructosyl-lisine (Furosine)
Free Fatty Acids
Peroxide Value
Configuration with tailored panel of analyses
Simultaneous Sample Analyses 16 3
Multiple Analyses on a Sample si

It is not necessary skilled staff nor a laboratory for the analysis.
Results are correlated with reference method results.
It is free of service and maintenance cost.
With the same analyzers you can also perform analysis of egg, tomato, vegetable purees, cheeses and fats.


Test type: End Point.
Testing time: one test 6 minutes
Are possible test sessions with several samples, up to a maximum of 16.
The system is supplied pre-calibrated and ready for use.

Principle of the test

H2O2 + phenolic derivate peroxidase Pink complex

Hydrogen peroxide reacts with a phenolic derivate and peroxidase, and forms a pink colored complex whose intensity measured at 505 nm, is directly proportional to the concentration of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) in the sample. (H2O2)

Correlation Data

Comparative tests on samples of fresh milk, where H2O2 standard solution was added, confirmed a very good alignment between CDR Foodlab method and reference method.

h2o2 test in milk: CDR FoodLab method vs reference method

Reagent test Kits

The reagents are packaged in foil pouches containing 10 tubes useful to perform 10 analyses.

This is the minimum package that allows the use of CDR systems even to those who need to make a few analyses, thus not wasting reagents.

There are also boxes of 100 tests, however, packaged in 10 bags of 10 tubes containing the reagent.

Code *300325 suitable for 100 tests

Code *300329 suitable for 10 tests

The reagents have a shelf-life of 12 months.

Processing – Sample volume – Measuring range

Whole or skimmed milk: use as is.

Measuring range Resolution Repeatability
2 – 25 ppm H2O2 0,1 ppm H2O2 3 ppm H2O2

For samples with a value of H2O2 that exceed the measuring range use half of the sample volume and multiply the result by 2.

Reagents developed by CDR S.r.l - Quality System Certified ISO 9001 Ed. 2015 - Certificate n. 9115

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Hydrogen peroxide was last modified: March 7th, 2019 by CDR s.r.l.