PBS (phosphate buffered saline) is a balanced salt solution used for a variety of cell culture applications, such as washing cells before dissociation, transporting cells or tissue, diluting cells for counting, and preparing reagents. PBS is formulated without calcium and magnesium for rinsing chelators from the culture before cell dissociation. We offer a variety of PBS formulations for a range of cell culture applications. Find the right formulation using the media selector tool
This PBS is manufactured as follows:
The complete formulation
is available.cGMP manufacturing and quality system
PBS is manufactured at a cGMP-compliant facility located in Paisley, Scotland, UK. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard. For supply chain continuity, we offer an identical PBS product made in our Grand Island facility (10010015). This facility is also registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and certified to the ISO 13485 standards.