Endotoxin and Glucan Testing

Experts in Endotoxin & Glucan testing

Associates of Cape Cod, Inc. (ACC) has been a leader in endotoxin and (1→3)-ß-D-glucans detection products and services for more than 45 years, specializing in gel clot, chromogenic and turbidimetric LAL reagent technologies. ACC pioneered LAL testing methodology and has grown to be an internationally recognized leader in endotoxin detection. ACC is proud to offer a variety of instrumentation to support all your testing needs. Instruments like the Pyros Kinetix® Flex tube reader which offers the highest turbidimetric assay sensitivity in the industry.

Instrumentation and software

The Pyros Kinetix® Flex and Pyros® eXpress 21 CFR Part 11 compliant Software combine to provide a complete system for efficient, accurate endotoxin testing. Pyros eXpress software is easy-to-interpret an designed to improve the efficiency and the compliance of your testing program all featuring 21 CFR Part 11 compliance, dynamic reporting options and increased data security.


Endotoxin testing: LAL reagents are primarily used to test for endotoxins in injectable pharmaceuticals, biological products, and medical devices. They are also used in renal dialysis centers and a wide range of other applications.
Glucan testing: Glucatell® assay kit is an easy to use research product for glucan detection. Developed for research purposes only, ACC's Glucatell® is designed to improve pyrogen testing while offering our high standard of effectiveness. Fungitell® is the first and the only FDA-cleared and CE marked rapid in vitro diagnostic screening test for IFI that detects (1→3)-β-D-Glucan in serum.

Accessory Products

Pyroclear® brand accessory products are the first products in the industry that are certified to be free of interfering endotoxin and (1→3)-β-D-glucan contamination. Pyroclear brand certified products include depyrogenated test tubes, 96-well microplates, pipette tips and LAL Reagent water. These products are designed to reduce Out of Specification (OOS) investigations due to contaminated accessories.