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Nima Sensor

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  • Portable gluten sensor
  • What You Can Test: 
    • Nima can test a wide variety of solid & liquid foods such as soups, packaged goods, sauces, pizza, salads, dressing, muffins, French fries, noodles, cookies, meatballs, cereal, chips, liquids, & more.
    • For solid foods, use a pea-sized sample.
    • For liquid foods, don’t fill past the teeth in the capsule.
  • Testing Limitations: 
    • Nima cannot accurately test soy sauce, beer, & other fermented or hydrolyzed foods but can detect if gluten has been added to those items.
    • Nima cannot accurately test alcohol or heavy vinegar solutions.
    • Only test small samples of high fat foods like ice cream, heavy cream, & salad dressings.
    • Only test small samples of very dry or powdery foods like pure flour & ground spices.
    • Nima hasn’t been validated to test non-food items such as makeup or medication.
  • Best Practices for Use: 
    • Leave capsule wrapped until ready to use.
    • Store capsules in a temperate environment; don’t store in a hot car.
    • Wash hands before testing to avoid cross contamination.
    • Wipe capsule clean of excess food & liquid before placing in Nima.
    • Use a fresh capsule for every test.
    • Don’t ingest liquid or consume food sample after testing.
    • Don’t reopen capsules after use; discard in trash; not currently recyclable.
    • Wipe hands dry or wash with water if you come into contact with testing fluid.
  • View Past Tests: 
    • Turn Nima on to view previous test results.
    • Double click the button to see the most recent test.
    • You can also see your test history in the Nima app on iOS.
  • Battery: 
    • Nima arrives charged.
    • Battery typically lasts for around 40 tests.
    • When off and not being used, the battery will last up to 3 months.
    • To fully charge a dead battery, plug USB cable into device & power source for at least 1 hour.
  • How To Run a Test: 
    • Unwrap a new capsule & remove the silica packet from the bottom.
    • Unscrew the cap at the top.
    • Put a pea-sized amount of liquid or solid food into the one time use capsule.
    • Keeping the capsule upright, firmly screw on the cap until you feel a pop.
    • Keep twisting until the green ring disappears. Don’t worry, you won’t break it.
    • Stand Nima upright.
    • Slide the capsule into Nima until it clicks. The capsule will be flush with the top of Nima.
    • Nima arrives charged. Hold the power button for 2 sec to turn Nima on.
    • When prompted, quickly push the button again to start the test.
    • An icon on the screen will indicate the test has begun and if you listen closely, you will hear the Nima running.
    • Wait up to 3 min for the result to display.
    • A smiley face means no gluten detected, and a wheat symbol means gluten detected.
    • Throw the capsule in the trash after use.
    • Don’t reopen used capsule.