The Detecta-Pen features a high quality stainless steel bodied ink cartridge with an estimated write out length of 10,000 metres (EWIMA) and a 1mm ball point nib. It is designed for use in food processing environments with an ambient temperature (5°C ~ 30°C).
Our DetectaPens are industry renowned as the highest quality choice of stationery for use in hygiene critical food processing environments. Every feature of the pen is designed with the food industry in mind, resulting in a truly unique set of properties designed to minimise contamination risks and improve food safety.
This pen is manufactured using a plastic compound – optimised for metal and x-ray detection in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Our DetectaPen range also incorporates silver ion antibacterial technology, which is effective against E-Coli, MRSA & Salmonella. All materials used in the construction of our pens feature extensive food contact approvals including EU & FDA compliance. The high quality stainless steel ink cartridge further adds to the detectability of the pen.
Vikan’s product range is designed to meet and exceed the world’s most stringent manufacturing and performance standards.
Food Contact Approved
All Vikan products that may come into contact with food stuffs have been
designed to comply with Framework Regulation (EC) 1935/2004 and EU
10/2011, and are marked with the glass and fork symbol.
Vikan is quality certified in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008
standards which ensures all Vikan products are manufactured to a
consistently high quality and function standard. Further Vikan has an
environmental certification according to ISO 14001:2004 standard. This
means that all new products are subject to a thorough environmental
evaluation before they are launched.
Vikan hygiene products are also made with US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) approved raw materials that comply with Regulation
CFR21 for processing, handling and packaging foodstuffs