GIBCO universal bags offer flexible packaging that allows you to integrate a single-use, disposable large volume media container with a wide variety of automated cell culture instruments, disposable bioreactor systems, and sterile connection processes, without the need for costly customization.

  • Designed to increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Easily integrated with automated systems
  • Stocked and ready when you need them

Flexible and versatile design

GIBCO universal bags are available with multiple mechanical connection methods that offer:

  • Four-port design flexibility (Figure 1)
    (1) female-threaded luer
    (2) blood spike
    (3) male-threaded luer
    (4) MPC™ quick connect.
  • Media transfer system versatility – closed system maintained by utilizing three pre-connected C-Flex tubing transfer lines
  • Greater flow rate flexibility through a variety of tubing sizes:
    1/8”x 1/4” (3.2mm x 6.4mm)
    3/16” x 5/16” (4.8mm x 7.9 mm)
    3/8” x 5/8” (9.5mm x 15.9mm) [ID x OD])
  • Compatibility with the most commonly used thermoplastic tubing for sterile and aseptic connection devices
  • Translucent, animal-origin-free film
  • Extra long, 40” workable tubing lengths
Four Port Gibco Universal Bag

Figure 1.  Four-port design
Technical information for the GIBCO PE film

Review the film validation testing methods, physical properties, gas transmission rates, construction details and stability data for the GIBCO PE film.


Design your own custom solution
Invitrogen’s knowledgeable packaging experts and technical specialists are ready
to assist you in:

  • Designing your own custom media bags
  • Achieving efficient, on-site processing capabilities
  • Getting the technical assistance you need, when you need it