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PRO-Clean™ is the easiest and most accurate way to verify the cleanliness of food equipment surfaces. Simply swab a surface and release the reagent. If protein residue is present, the reagent will turn purple - the more contamination, the quicker the color changes and the darker it becomes. PRO-Clean instantly validates surface hygiene, allowing immediate corrective action to be taken when necessary. Learn more...


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No interpretation required.

The results couldn't be easier to read. If protein is present in a sample, the reagent in the device will turn purple for immediate verification that is simple for any user to understand without interpretation or instrumentation. To learn more, watch an instructional video.

results 1 Pass
results 2 Caution
results 3 Fail
results 4 Fail




Reliable and accurate changeover cleaning verification. 

Reliable and accurate changeover cleaning verification. 

Why test for protein residue? Protein is more difficult to remove from surfaces than glucose or other residues, so it's a good indicator for surface contamination. If you need to verify protein removal quickly, PRO-Clean is reliable and accurate. Learn more about protein residues in the resources below



Incredibly fast results. 

Detect protein residue in just minutes after you swab. With sensitivity down to 20 µg of protein, PRO-Clean provides a reliable indication of surface hygiene.



1 minute

5 minutes

10 minutes



80 µg

50 µg

20 µg 


Need more sensitivity for monitoring allergens?

For enhanced residual protein residue detection, try AllerSnap. AllerSnap utilizes a short incubation period for more sensitive surface hygiene monitoring.  

 AllerSnap Swab



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  • Results in 1-10 minutes depending on sensitivity required - Instant results allow for immediate corrective action
  • Easy-to-interpret color change
  • All-in-one device- no instrumentation required
  • Quick and easy way to monitor HACCP/SSOP program
  • Cost effective
  • No training required


  • 80 µg after 1 minute
  • 50 µg after 5 minutes
  • 20 µg after 10 minutes
  • Patented Snap-Valve™ technology - snap & squeeze
  • Pre-moistened swab bud
  • Write-on swab tube label
  • Shelf life:
    • 18 months at room or refrigerated temperatures (2 - 25°C)

Catalog No.

Catalog No.            Description Quantity
 PRO-100 PRO-Clean™ Protein Detection Swab             100