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Fetal Bovine Serum

Australia origin, USDA approved, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture

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Synonym(s):
Fetal Calf Sera, Fetal Calf Serum, FBS, FCS, sera, serum
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.71

biological source

bovine fetus

Quality Level

sterility

sterile-filtered

product line

FBS Premier

quality

USDA approved

composition

Hemoglobin, ≤25 mg/dL

origin

Australia origin

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤10 EU/mL endotoxin

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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sterility

sterile-filtered

sterility

γ-irradiated, sterile-filtered

sterility

sterile-filtered

sterility

sterile-filtered

quality

USDA approved

quality

-

quality

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quality

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composition

Hemoglobin, ≤25 mg/dL

composition

Hemoglobin, ≤25 mg/dL

composition

Bovine IgG, ≤1 mg/mL , Hemoglobin, ≤20 mg/dL

composition

hemoglobin, ≤20 mg/dL

origin

Australia origin

origin

Australia origin

origin

USA origin

origin

USA origin

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

Application

FBS sourced in Australia is used in a broad range of cell culture applications. FBS provides many non-defined growth promoting and survival enhancing factor to cells in culture.

Analysis Note

  • Endotoxin and hemoglobin tested
  • Tested for the presence of bacteria, virus, and mycoplasma
  • Triple filtered with 0.1 micron membrane under aseptic conditions

Footnote

(Formerly product number F9423)

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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